Key Stage 3: Computing


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Y7  Login/Using Email/RM Unify/Esafety Esafety and Computer Crime  Learntocode - scheme Theme Park Spreadsheet Kodu Graphical Programming

Y8 PC Basics 
Understanding Computers
Python Programming: The Basics Simple Quiz Database Development Appshed - Mobile App Design

Y9 Photoshop Graphics  HTML and Websites Python Programming : Next steps Game Maker (Retro Game) GCSE Preparation Controlled Assessment


Key Stage 4

OCR GCSE Computing

Computing is offered as an optional subject at KS4. The aim of the course is to give learners a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works and to develop critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills.

Year 10 – OCR Computer Science (9-1) – J276

Students study the theory of computing and at the end of Year 11 complete two examinations.

* Computer Systems (40%)

* Computational thinking, algorithms and programming (40%)

At the start of Year 11 pupils complete a programming controlled assessment that is worth 20% of the final grade Specification -

Year 11 – OCR Computer Science - J275

Students complete 1 programming task (30%), 1 Linux Operating system task (30%) and complete a final exam in Year 11. Specification -

ECDL – BCS Level 2 ECDL Certificate in IT Application Skills

ECDL is a high quality, internationally-recognised qualification that is validated and approved by academic and global experts, and valued by employers around the world.
Students complete online automated examinations after following an engaging learning path. Pupils show knowledge, understanding and develop and demonstrate skills in 4 core units:

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Presentations
  • Improving Productivity

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