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ICT

Curriculum Area: Social Studies - ICT and Computing

Curriculum Leader: Mrs. D Black

Year 7 | Year 8 | Year 9 | Year 10 | Year 11 | Year 12 | Year 13

Year 7

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact the Curriculum Leader at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 2

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 3

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Year 8

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact the Curriculum Leader at school if you require additional information. 

Term 1

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 2

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 3

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Year 9

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. You will also find information in each section relating to the assessments that will take place during each term. Please contact the Curriculum Leader at school if you require additional information.

Term 1

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 2

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Term 3

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for assessment at the end of each unit. A summary online test will take place at the end of each term covering aspects from all units.

Year 10

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. In year ten our students follow the OCR Nationals course. This is constructed from 5 different units, 3 of which will be studied in year 10, with the remainder in year 11.

Unit 1

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are moderated by an OCR moderator.

Unit 7

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are moderated by an OCR moderator.

Unit 21

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are moderated by an OCR moderator.

Year 11

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. In year eleven our students are following the DiDA course. Students have completed work for one unit (D201) and are now working towards a second (D203). For those students who have demonstrated outstanding performance a third unit will be made available for them to work towards (D202). Each unit is equivalent to one GCSE.

Unit D201 (Using ICT)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Unit D203 (Graphics)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Unit D202 (Multimedia)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Year 12

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. In year 12 students follow the OCR Applied ICT GCE AS. This comprises three units; two are coursework based while the other is a written examination based upon a case study.

Unit 1 – Using ICT to Communicate (Coursework based)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Unit 2 – How organisations use ICT (Examination)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of notes which will be used for ongoing assessment, students will also be provided with past paper questions and mock tests which they will be expected to complete. These documents will be assessed internally. Final assessment takes the form of a written examination lasting 90 minutes.

Unit 3 – ICT solutions for Individuals and Society (Coursework based)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Year 13

Please refer to the information below for details of the course content for this school year. In year 13 students follow the OCR Applied ICT GCE A2. This comprises three units; all of which are coursework based.

Unit 9 – Working to a brief (Coursework based)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Unit 11 – Interactive Multimedia Products (Coursework based)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.

Unit 14 – Developing and Creating Websites (Coursework based)

Assessment – All classes will produce a series of documents which will be used for ongoing assessment and at the end of each unit. These documents will be assessed and moderated internally before they are sent to be moderated by the examination board.