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Computing

Year

Term 1 Autumn (7 wks)

Term 2 Winter (7 wks)

Term 3 Spring (11 weeks)

Term 4 Summer (11 wks)

7

Digital Literacy & Safe use of ICT  

Passwords & Computer Etiquette

Mary hare Network /school share & E-mails

Understanding targets

Online Safety & Cyber bullying

Finding, retrieving and validating info 

All about me PPT task (Baseline assessment)

 

Digital Skills in Graphics – (ESafety Campaign) 

Letter writing

Graphics theory

Practical use of graphics

Logo Creation

E-safety Poster

Digital and programming Skills in Scratch – 6 Weeks

Intro to scratch (inc mit website)

Movement and interaction

Loops and selection

Broadcasting and scoring

Plan and create a game

 

The World of  Integrated Task (The school show) 

Simple formulae

Formatting

Showing Formula & Printing

Finding appropriate information on web

DTP

Financial Modelling

Charts

Presentations

8

The world of work - Using Databases

Paper vs. computer (adv. /dis.)

Relational (knowledge of)

Importing data

Filter/Sort

Forms

Queries

Reports

Digital Skills in VLogging  

What is a Video Log

Identify components of a Video & Audio track

Plan a VLOGGING  competition

Create and edit a VLOG

Copyright 

Digital Piracy

Digital Skills and HTML

Programming in Web design

(design a microsite) 

Features of websites

Evaluating good and bad sites

Planning & Storyboard

Create hyperlinked web pages

Rollovers, slideshows, interactive features

 

Modelling

Use / formula

Functions

Goal seek

Vlookup

Frequency

Python Introduction

The World of Work Integrated

Task (The game) 

Introduction 

 

 

 

Technical Knowledge 

Control language

Control program

Flowchart

Using Logicator/flowol

Stacks and queues -“First In First Out” situations and

“First In Last Out” situations.

Systems lifecycle

Tools

Business Software

Graphics/programming

Spread sheets (modelling)

Database

 

9

Digital Skills and Advanced

HTML/Java Programming in Web

design (design a microsite) – 6 Weeks

Features of websites

Planning & Storyboard

Template. Create hyperlinked web pages,

Hotspots, thumbnails, video and audio inserts , Calendar, email links, clock hit counters

Algorithms and programming

Sorting algorithms on a quicksort and bubble sort.

Two simple search methods: -

Linear search - start at beginning and go to the end, set found to true if item found

 Introduction to Visual Basic/python  Resources

http://www.advancedict.info/interactive/boolean.html

Modelling

Use / formula

Functions

Goal seek

Vlookup

Frequency

 

Visual Basic/Sql

Boolean  Logic and SQL programming -6 weeks

Diagrams for logic gates. Combine gates and apply/relate them to well  known Control“ situations link to  work covered in Year 8 – Control Language

Introduction to Networking and

SQL

 

The World of Work Integrated

Task (The  News broadcast Project)

 Planning – mind map

Research/interviews

Storyboard

Script

Filming

Video editing

Broadcasting

Evaluation

 

 10

Computer Systems

System architecture
Memory

 

Fundamentals of DATA representation.
Algorithms
Programming techniques

 

Storage

 Computational logic

 

 

Translators & facilities of language

Networks (Wired /

Wireless)

System security

 

Producing robust programs

System software

Ethical legal & cultural concerns

 

Data representation

11

Computer Systems

System architecture

Memory

Storage

 

Fundamentals of DATA representation.

Algorithms

Computational logic

 

Networks (Wired /

Wireless)

System security

System software

 

 

Programming techniques Producing robust programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Translators & facilities of language

Data representation

Ethical legal & cultural concerns