Mrs Nichola Brothwood, Head of Department, Teacher of Business
Mrs Jeanette Thacker, Teacher of Computing & ICT
Mr Thomas Preece, Teacher of Economics, Business and ICT
The computing and ICT courses at Key Stage 3 provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge to access the OCR GCSE Computing and Level 2 OCR Cambridge Nationals in ICT courses in Key Stage 4. Considered different disciplines, computing and ICT are both covered within KS3 with Year 7 starting to build upon ICT skills before moving onto computational methods and programming by the end of Year 8. There is a significant amount of theory based work as well as programming in two text based languages.
WJEC GCSE ICT
Solving Problems with ICT
ICT in Organisations
Developing Multimedia ICT Solutions
GCSE ICT is assessed in this way:
Controlled Assessment (60%) Examination (40%)
If you would like any further information about the topics and themes being taught, please contact Mrs J Thacker.