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Year 10 Computer Science

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

·         This section is a study of internal and external components of a computer that make up a system. Units include:

·         1.1 Systems architecture

·         1.2 Memory and storage

·         Ongoing assessment

·         End of unit tests

·         Exam style practice questions

Spring

·         A study of networks including connections and security aspects. Units include:

·         1.3 Computer networks, connections and protocols

·         1.4 Network security 1.5 Systems software

·         Ongoing assessment

·         End of unit tests

·         Exam style practice questions

Summer

·         A study of the ethical and legal impacts of technology in society. Units include:

·         1.6 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental impacts of digital technology

·         Ongoing assessment

·         End of unit tests

·         Exam style practice questions

Extra-Curricular Activities/ How you can help at home

·         Use Teach-ICT website to complete quizzes

·         Read textbook

·         Extra reading using booklists given by teacher

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Year 11 Computer Science

Term

Topic/ Key Enquiry Question

Type of Assessment

Autumn

·         Students will study how to write algorithms and how they can be used to aid programming.

·         Units include:

·         2.1 Algorithms

·         2.2 Programming fundamentals

·         Ongoing assessment

·         End of unit tests

·         Practice writing code

·         Exam style practice questions

Spring

·         Students will be using at least one programming language including OCR referencing language to write computer code. Units include:

·         2.3 Producing robust programs

·         2.4 Boolean logic

·         Ongoing assessment

·         Class end of unit tests

·         Practice writing code

·         Exam style practice questions

Summer

·         Students will study common tools and facilities available in an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) and a study of high level and machine level languages.

·         2.5 Programming languages and Integrated

·         Ongoing assessment

·         Class end of unit tests

·         Practice writing code

·         Exam style practice questions

Extra-Curricular Activities/ How you can help at home

·         Use Teach-ICT website to complete quizzes

·         Read textbook

·         Extra reading using booklists given by teacher

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