SCHEMES OF WORK
KEY STAGE 3
KEY STAGE 4
BTEC Level 2 Digital Information Technology
We offer a GCSE equivalent course of study. This is an applied course that allows for the development of practical skills and general knowledge in relation to the world of work. There is a written examination worth 40% of the overall grade. The other 60% is covered by two separate coursework units based around the use of data in large organisations, and making user interfaces (each worth 30%).
- OCR GCSE Computing: A mixture of academic and practical content that will equip students to pursue a career in computer science or an ICT related field.
KEY STAGE 5
- OCR Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Information & Communication Technology: This course provides a mixture of academic and practical content. Students enjoy the opportunity to apply theoretical content to a practical context.
- OCR Cambridge Technicals Level 3 Digital Media: A design orientated course that allows students to apply ICT Skills in a real world design context. You will also learn how the media industry works and develop your own portfolio and resumé. A very popular choice amongst our Sixth Form students.
- OCR A-level Computing: A thorough and extremely academic course examining all areas of Computer Science and Programming techniques.
|Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|Year 7||Online World||Programming Basics||Hardware/Software|
|Year 8||Intermediate Programming||Computer Systems||Website Development|
|Year 9||CIDA – Level 1 Graphics||CIDA – Level 1 Graphics||CIDA – Level 1
|Year 10||CIDA – Level 2
Design/ Create Graphics
|CIDA – Level 2
|CIDA – Level 2
|Year 11||BTEC Theory – Online World||BTEC coursework – Spreadsheets|
You can find more information about the curriculum the school is following by contacting Mr Winrow by email or calling 0151 230 2570.