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Year 9 Computing/ICT 2017/2018

Half term Key content
1 (7 weeks) Working safely and securely

Python Programming Introduction:

  • Variables
  • Printing
  • Inputs
  • Arithmetic operators
  • Data structures
  •  Looping
  • Selection

Codecademy 3 hour transfer task (into HT2)

 16 October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

2 (8 weeks) Students will start a project on designing a multipage website.

Topic 1: Understanding properties and features of multipage websites

Before creating the multipage website, students will need to investigate the properties and features of existing multipage websites.

 31 October Tutor Evening

3 (5 weeks) Topic 2: Planning the multipage website

Students will need to organise their time and resources so that they can plan the creation of their multipage website. They will need to decide on a suitable house style and take into consideration any external restrictions on what they can use or produce.

 15 January data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

29 January Option Evening

1 February Parents’ Evening

8  February Parents’ Evening

4 (6 weeks) Topic 3: Creating your multipage website

Students will need to produce a multipage website using a range of assets, tools and techniques to ensure that it is suitable for the client and the target audience.

 19 March data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

5 (6 weeks) Topic 4: Checking and reviewing your multipage website

After the multipage website has been produced, the students will need to consider whether they have met all the requirements of the initial brief. They will also need to review the overall quality of the multipage website and identify any improvements that could be made.

6 (7 weeks) Additional time will be used during this term to complete or improve the project work that they have been doing in the previous terms.

Week commencing 18 June: Year 9 exam week

12  July Data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

 

Year 10 Computer Science 2017/2018

Course title: Computer Science Exam board: OCR Specification code: J276
How will students be assessed?

 Unit 1: Computer Systems

Written exam, 40%

Unit 2: Computational Thinking, Algorithms & Programming

Written exam, 40%

Programming Project

Non-Exam Assessment, 20%

 

Half term Key content
1 (7 weeks) Algorithms
Programming Techniques16 October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)
2 (8 weeks) Algorithms
Programming Techniques
3 (5 weeks) Producing Robust Programs
Computational Logic 15 January data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)
4 (6 weeks) Producing Robust Programs
Computational Logic 19 March data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)
5 (6 weeks) Translators and Facilities of Languages
Data Representation
System Architecture 19 April Parents’ Evening
6 (7 weeks) Translators and Facilities of Languages
Data Representation
System Architecture Week commencing 18 June: Year 10 exam week12 July Data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

 

 Year 11 Computer Science 2017/2018

Course title: Computer Science Exam board: OCR Specification code: J276
How will students be assessed?

 Unit 1: Computer Systems

Written exam, 40%

Unit 2: Computational Thinking, Algorithms & Programming

Written exam, 40%

Programming Project

Non-Exam Assessment, 20%

 

Half term Key content
1 (7 weeks) 25 September Reports Open

16 October data collection (CWA,PEG and ATL)

  • Unit J276/01 – Computer systems hardware
  • Preparation for Controlled Assessment – Recapping programming principles learned during year 10.
2 (8 weeks) 14 December – 20 December  Mock Exams

  •  J276 NEA (20 hours) Programming project
3 (5 weeks) 9 January data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

  • Unit J276/01 – Computer systems software
  • Unit J276/01 – Networks
4 (6 weeks) 22 Feb Parents’ Evening

1 March Parents’ Evening

  • Unit J276/01 – Systems security
  • Unit J276/01 – Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns
  • Unit J276/01 –  Mock exam
5 (6 weeks) 23 April data collection (CWA, PEG and ATL)

  • Unit J276/02 – Revision