ICT & Computing

In our increasingly fast paced world, we all need to be confident using computers and information and communications technology.

Students study and use new technology and systems to develop their understanding of how computers work and how to use them safely and responsibly.

What do students study in ICT and Computing?

Year Topics Studied 
Year 6 & 7
Cycle A

 

Autumn: Using computers safely, effectively and responsibly. Understanding components.

Spring: Creating and publishing. Digital literacy. Research and search engines.

Summer: Enterprise and marketing. Games programming in Kodu or Scratch.

Year 6 & 7
Cycle B


Autumn: Using technology. Understanding computers and components. Using the internet safely.

Spring: Creating and publishing. Digital literacy. Enterprise and marketing.

Summer: Handling data. Programming and control.

Year 8 & 9 Cycle A

Autumn: Using technology safely and responsibly. Computer networks.

Spring: Technology of the future. Programming and control.

Summer: Creating and publishing – embed. Enterprise and Marketing (link to Food Tech project).

Year 8 & 9
Cycle B


Autumn: Online presence and media influences. Networks – hardware and software.

Spring: Digital graphics. Creating digital video sequences.

Summer: Enterprise and Marketing (link to Food Tech project).