What will your child learn in computing in year 7?
Projects studied throughout Yr 7 include.
  • ICT passport – This covers safety, school network and cloud based IT.
  • Creative media project – Film making “all about me”
  • Spreadsheet modelling – animal rescue centre, research and modelling.
  • Computer games programming – students use scratch.
  • Web design – students get to explore how websites are made through HTML.

 

How can you help your child?
  • Download scratch for schools, its free and also great fun for adults and students.
  • Talk about any experiences of IT that you may have positive and negative!
  • Take an active interest with students, you can help them capture some quality images for movies.
  • code.org
  • Use online “typing tutor” games will help students become more efficient with their keyboard skills.

 

How will Independent Study be organised?
  • Use Edmodo to post Independent study tasks.
  • Independent study can be posted online or in person.
  • Independent study is graded for effort.
  • Students can review progress using shared drive tracker documents.
How will your child be assessed in Computing?
Unit 1: September – November
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Socrative multiple choice test

Pupil Passport

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Pupil Passport

Unit 2: November – February
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Socrative multiple choice test

Scratch Project

50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Long answer question

Scratch Project

Unit 3: February May
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Socrative multiple choice test

Modelling Project

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Modelling Project

Unit 4: May – July
50{7d5876a23d8da0b76fc0eb33db0be064ebe9a6fb0ef237885397a6bdb4c3e288} Socrative multiple choice test

BBC Microbit Project

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BBC Microbit Project