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Key Stage 3 Learning Plans

Key Stage 3 ICT and Computing Learning Plans 2016 2017


YEAR PLAN

Year 7 ICT and Computing

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Autumn 1

Baseline Assessment

 

Using Computers Safely, Effectively and Responsibly

 

Microsoft Word – ECDL Key Skills

Online Test 

 

 

End of Unit Test

Revise for end of unit test using Firefly.

Practise Word skills

Autumn 2

Microsoft Word – ECDL Key Skills

 

Macromedia Fireworks

Skills Assessment End of Unit Test

 

Portfolio of Unit Evidence

Questions on software use:

How Fireworks used in real world

  Spring 1

Scratch

Completion of Pac Man Game

Download Scratch at home;

Working on game files

  Spring 2

Understanding Computers

 

Introduction to Python Programming

End of Unit Test

 

 

Skills Assessment End of Unit Test

Revise for end of unit test using Firefly.

 

Download Python at home; practise familiarity with the language

  Summer 1

HTML

Video Editing

Portfolio of Unit Evidence

Use W3Schools at home to consolidate learning

  Summer 2

Video Editing

Flowol

Completion of Final Video

 

Portfolio of Unit Evidence

Practise using skills for the video software

Answer sets of algorithm questions

DETAILS OF WEBSITES FOR EXTENDED LEARNING FOR THE YEAR 7 UNITS OF WORK

http://www.teach-ict.com/

http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics

http://www.kodugamelab.com/

http://pjnicholson.com/FW8/fwtuts.html

http://scratch.mit.edu/

http://www.eastonhome.co.uk/Scratch/

http://www.w3schools.com/html/DEFAULT.asp

http://www.flowol.com/Default.aspx


YEAR PLAN

Year 8 ICT and Computing

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Autumn 1

Spreadsheet Modelling

Skills Assessment 

Create a user guide for the software.

Autumn 2

Computer Crime and Cyber Security

 

App Shed 

Formal end of Unit assessment

 

 

Review of the App in documentation 

Read case studies using Firefly to answer questions

 

Continue with the app at home to improve the usability.

Spring 1

Databases

 

Animation

Skills assessment

 

Formal end of Unit assessment

Answer past paper GCSE questions

To review online animations

Spring 2

Editing Sound

Portfolio of evidence for the project

Collect a variety of sounds for the project

Summer 1

Web Design

Portfolio of evidence for the project

Collect images and information for the project

Summer 2

DETAILS OF WEBSITES FOR EXTENDED LEARNING FOR THE YEAR 8 UNITS OF WORK

http://www.teach-ict.com/

http://www.ebuyer.com/

http://cpc.farnell.com/

http://www.teacherclick.com/flash8/

http://www.teacherclick.com/dreamweaver8/index.htm

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/


YEAR PLAN

Year 9 ICT and Computing

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Autumn 1

Music Festival Introduction

 

Music Festival Investigation

 

Music Festival Sources

 

Music Festival Logo

Written assessment

 

Written assessment

 

Evidence of sources

 

Evidence of product

Research past festivals for ideas

 

Research musicians and artists for the festival

 

Research different ideas to source ideas

 

Develop ideas for a logo

Autumn 2

Music Festival Teaser Video

 

Music Festival Database and Report

Evidence of product

 

Evidence of product

Download video clips and images to use in the video

 

Look at different reports to develop a style for the festival

Spring 1

Music Festival Spreadsheet

Evidence of product

Practise skills for the use of spreadsheets

Spring 2

Music Festival Personal Digital Devices

 

Music Festival Presentation including ECDL Skills

Written assessment

 

Skills Assessment 

Revise for a written test using Firefly

 

 

Practise skills at home in preparation for assessment

Summer 1

Music Festival Flyer

 

 

Music Festival Review and Evaluation

Evidence of product

 

 

Written assessment

Review music festival posters and flyers for ideas

 

Review written work in preparation for assessment.

Summer 2

DETAILS OF WEBSITES FOR EXTENDED LEARNING FOR THE YEAR 9 UNITS OF WORK

http://www.gcflearnfree.org

http://www.dafont.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z8mtsbk

https://www.techonthenet.com/access/

https://www.techonthenet.com/excel/index.php

https://www.techonthenet.com/word/index.php


YEAR PLAN

Year 9 Computing Option

TERM

UNIT

ASSESSMENT TYPE

HOMEWORK OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE:

Autumn 1

Computer Hardware

 

Programming Techniques

End of Unit Test 

 

Skills Assessment

 

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

 

Practice Python skills at home

Download Python software

Programming Challenges

Autumn 2

Computer Software

 

Computational Logic

End of Unit Test 

 

End of Unit Test  

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

 

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

Spring 1

App Inventor

Practice NEA

Practice App Inventor skills at home and work on App project.

Spring 2

Moral Legal and Environmental Concerns

 

GameMaker Studio

 

Algorithms

End of Unit Test  

 

Completed Game File

 

End of Unit Test  

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

Download GameMaker Studio

 

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

Summer 1

Data Representation

 

Programming Project

End of Unit Test  

 

Practice NEA

Updating class notes

Revising using Firefly

 

Practice programming skills at home and work on App project.

Summer 2

DETAILS OF WEBSITES FOR EXTENDED LEARNING FOR THE YEAR 9 UNITS OF WORK

http://www.teach-ict.com/

http://cpc.farnell.com/

https://www.scan.co.uk/

http://ai2.appinventor.mit.edu/?locale=en

https://pythonroom.com/

https://pythonschool.net/

http://usingpython.com/

http://www.yoyogames.com/gamemaker