Computing

Year group

 

Term 1a

(7 Weeks)

Term 1b

(8 Weeks)

Term 2a

(6 Weeks)

Term 2b

(6 Weeks)

Term 3a

(5 Weeks)

Term 3b

(8 Weeks)

7

 

 

 

E-Safety – Introduction to E-Safety

NC:  understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy; recognise inappropriate content, contact and conduct and know how to report concerns.

Power Point Quiz with VBA based on Ethical Impacts – E-Waste

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Spreadsheet Design

 

NC: design, use and evaluate computational abstractions that model the state and behaviour of real-world problems and physical systems

Spreadsheet Design

 

NC: design, use and evaluate computational abstractions that model the state and behaviour of real-world problems and physical systems

Binary

NC:  understand how numbers can be represented in binary, and be able to carry out simple operations on binary numbers [for example, binary addition, and conversion between binary and decimal

Scratch – Game Design

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

8

 

 

 

E-Safety

NC:  understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy; recognise inappropriate content, contact and conduct and know how to report concerns.

Small Basic – Quiz

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

  Small Basic – Quiz

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Hardware and Software

 

NC: understand the hardware and software components that make up computer systems, and how they communicate with one another and with other systems

Kodu – Game Design

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Photoshop – Image Manipulation

 

NC:  develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media

and information technology

9

 

 

 

E-Safety

NC:  understand a range of ways to use technology safely, respectfully, responsibly and securely, including protecting their online identity and privacy; recognise inappropriate content, contact and conduct and know how to report concerns.

Python – Worksheets and Challenges Part 1

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Python – Worksheets and Challenges Part 1

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Computing Topics – Data Representation

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Computing Topics – Encryption and compression

 

NC:  use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual.

Web Design – Music Festival Planning and Creation.

 

NC:  develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media

and information technology

10

Computer Science

 

 

Intro

Problem Solving

Models

 

NC: develop and apply their analytic, problem-solving, design, and computational thinking skills

Data Representation – Numbers

Programming Languages

Hardware and Software

 

NC:  develop and apply their analytic, problem-solving, design, and computational thinking skills

Networks

Logic

Data Representation - Text

 

NC:  develop and apply their analytic, problem-solving, design, and computational thinking skills

Problem Solving

Computing – the Bigger picture

programming

 

NC:   develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media and information technology

Data Representation – Graphics

Data Representation – Sound

Network Security

 

NC:  develop and apply their analytic, problem-solving, design, and computational thinking skills

Hardware – Internal Components

Problem solving Challenges

Programming

 

NC:  develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media and information technology

11

Computer Science

 

 

Problem solving and programming

Data Storage and Compression

 

NC:  develop and apply their analytic, problem-solving, design, and computational thinking skills

Secondary Storage, Internet and WWW, Embedded Computers , Programming Project Prep

NC:  understand how changes in technology affect safety, including new ways to protect their online privacy and identity, and how to identify and report a range of concerns.

Programming Project

 

 

NC:  develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media and information technology

Programming Project, Encryption , Databases

 

NC:  understand how changes in technology affect safety, including new ways to protect their online privacy and identity, and how to identify and report a range of concerns.

Revision

NC:  develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media and information technology

Exams

10

Creative iMedia

 

 

R081 – Pre Production Skills

Intro to Mind maps, Mood boards, Scripts, Storyboards and Visualisation Diagrams

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R081 – Use of File Formats, Hardware and Sofware, client Requirements and Target Audience

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R081 – Workplans, Health and Safety and Legislation

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R082 – Digital Graphics

Preparation for Digital Graphics and Introduction to Set Assignment.

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R082 – Digital Graphics set assignment

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R082 – Digital Graphics set assignment

 

NC: equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

11

Creative iMedia

 

 

R085 – Web Design

Preparation for Web Design and Introduction to Set Assignment

 

NC:  equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R085 – Web Design set assignment

 

NC:  equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R085 – Web Design set assignment.

R090 – Photography introduction and Set assignment.

 

NC:  equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R090 – Photography Set assignment.

 

NC:  equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

R090 – Photography Set assignment.

 

NC:  equip learners with a range of creative media

skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as

research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts

effectively

Revision for exam

Sit Exam

 

 

Please click on the links for further information about the study of Computer Science at GCSE:

Computer Science Specification
Parents and Pupils guide to Computer Science

GCSE Computer Science Qualification