Key Stage Three
All pupils receive a one hour lesson every week.
|7||Emails, E-Safety, All About Me||Introduction to Spreadsheets||Computational Thinking, Binary||Programming in Scratch||Flowol, Light Bot||Essentials of Python Programming|
|8||Advanced Emails, Digital Safety My Digital World||Image Editing – Mug printing||Micro:bits||Databases||Introduction of Python Programming||Designing a Website|
|9||Digital Safety, Online Grooming, Sexting and Selfies||Computer Crime and Cyber Security, Computer Architecture||Python Programming (Advanced, numbers and drawing)||Designing a Website||OCR iMedia – Purpose, File Types, Design T-Shirt, Budgeting||3D Printing, App Development|
Key Stage Four:
At Key Stage Four students receive three hours per week of lessons. We offer GCSE qualifications in Computer Science and Business Studies and a Cambridge National certificate in Creative iMedia.
Topics Covered: Computer Science
|10||Architecture of the CPU Primary and Secondary Storage Data Types Programming Fundamentals||Units Data Storage Compression Programming Fundamentals||Computational Thinking Boolean Logic Programming Fundamentals||Designing, Creating and Refining algorithms Programming Fundamentals||Operating Systems Utility Software Programming Fundamentals||Ethical, Legal Cultural and Environmental impact Programming Fundamentals|
|11||Networks and Topologies Wired and Wireless Networks, protocols and layers Programming Fundamentals||Threats posed to computer systems and networks Identifying and preventing vulnerabilities Programming Fundamentals||Searching and sorting algorithms Programming Fundamentals||Defensive Design Languages and IDE||Exam Revision||Exam Revision|
Topics Covered: Business Studies
|10||Enterprise and Entrepreneurship||Spotting a business opportunity||Putting a business idea into practice||Making a business effective||Understanding external influences on business||Growing the business|
|11||Making marketing decisions||Making operational decisions||Making financial decisions||Making human resource decisions||Exam Revision||Exam Revision|
Topics Covered: Creative Imedia
|10||Introduction to Creative iMedia||Introduction to Creative iMedia||Unit R091: Design Game Concept||Unit R091: Design Game Concept||Unit R091: Design Game Concept||Unit R081: Pre-Production Skills|
|11||Unit R081: Pre-Production Skills||Unit R081: Pre-Production Skills||Unit R082: Pre-Creating Digital Graphics||Unit R082: Pre-Creating Digital Graphics||Unit R082: Pre-Creating Digital Graphics||Unit R082: Pre-Creating Digital Graphics|