Head of Department
Mr C Mills
Mr C Mills, Mr C Cotter, Mr Z Zacharia
Introduction to computing
– Code of conduct
– Cyber crime
– Web quests
-turtle academy – Maze creation in Logo
Kodu game lab
-Operation of PCs
*this will change for the current year 7 when they move into year 8.
– Image effects
-Fields, rows, columns
Term 1 and 2
Investigations into mobile technology
Click vs brick
Word advanced skills
Internet and Security
KS4 Exam Board and spec
Peason CiDA Certificate in Digital Applications
Students complete 2 units of study:
Unit 1 – Developing Web Products. This is a practical exam unit based on web technologies where students have a series of practical tasks to complete on a given scenario.
Unit 3 – Artwork and Imaging. This is an assignment based unit giving the learner the skills to design and create their own digital imagery.
OCR Cambridge Nationals in ICT
Students complete 4 units of study:
Unit 1: Understanding computer systems – Examination Unit
Unit 2: Using ICT to create business solutions – Core assignment based unit
Unit 3: Handling data in spreadsheets – Assignment based unit
Unit 5: Creating an interactive product using multimedia components.
Aho K, Dharkar, A and Miller G – Digital Design Curriculum Guide (Course Technology, 2003) ISBN: 9780619055165
Burden K, Kuechel T Smith A – Edexcel DiDA: Multimedia (Longman, 2005) ISBN: 978184690110 2
Chapman N and J – Digital Multimedia (John Wiley & Sons, 2004) ISBN: 9780470858905
OCR Cambridge Nationals in ICT Student Book Paperback – 28 Sep 2012 ISBN: 978-1444176537