ICT and Computer Science

Subject: ICT & Computing Head of Department: Ms K Shah
Exam board: EDEXCEL & OCR

Syllabus code and title:  ICT and Computer Science

Content:

Autumn Term (term 1 and 2) Y9

How to program in Python?

Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y9

How to program in HTML and CSS. Students will learn how to create a website by using these languages.

Summer Term (term 5 and 6) Y9

Understanding hardware and software. Students will learn about how to fix to computers and understand how a computer works. Using different software to produce different types of products.
Autumn Term (term 1 and 2) Y10

Students are working on controlled assessment coursework (GCSE IT).

Students are working on Python and HTML and CSS (Computing)

Spring Term (term 3 and 4)  Y10

Students are working on controlled assessment coursework (GCSE IT)

Students are working on A542 coursework (Computing)

Summer Term  (term 5 and 6) Y10

Students are working on controlled assessment coursework (GCSE IT)

In term 5, students will be learning the skills for A543 coursework and then, in term 6, students will be doing the coursework.
Autumn Term (term 1 and 2) Y11

Students are working on their controlled assessment.

Spring Term (term 3 and 4) Y11

Students are working on their controlled assessment in term 3 and in term 4 students are going to start revising for their exam.

Summer Term  (term 5 and 6) Y11

Revision for the exam. This unit is about living in a digital world.

How we assess students:

Year 9s will be assessed termly. For year 10 and year 11, students get weekly assessed.

How homework is set:

Year 9 will be weekly. For year 10 and year 11 don’t get homework for their coursework. However, year 11 doing exam will get revision booklet as homework, it will be on SLG.

How parents/carers can support their child:

Students in year 11 have two booklets/books which help to answer exam questions.

Useful links:

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/ict-2010.html

Reading list:

Revise Edexcel GCSE ICT – Revision Workbook and Revision Guide (Year 11)