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"We are a school first and foremost and proud of our
students and their achievements."

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ICT

Key Stage 3 – Overview

 

During years 7/8 – Students will be taught about computers, the history, how they work, how they interact with and understand each other and how to program them. This includes using a mixture of graphical and text based programming via Lego Mindstorm Robots, Minecraft education edition, Scratch and Python.

During year 9 – the students will start working towards gaining qualifications in ICT Functional Skills starting at entry level 3/Level 1 and raising to Level 2 by year 11 depending on ability. This will include:

· General use, security and settings

· The internet

· Email

· Word processing

· Spreadsheets

· Charts and Graphs

· Presentations

· Databases

 

Key Stage 4 – Overview

 

During year 10/11 – the students will work towards gaining qualifications in ICT Functional Skills at Level 1 and raising to Level 2 by year 11 depending on ability. This will include:

· General use, security and settings

· The internet

· Email

· Word processing

· Spreadsheets

· Charts and Graphs

· Presentations

· Databases

Some students may choose to work towards gaining the European Computer Driving Licence, which is an internationally recognised work based Level 2 qualification.

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