Curriculum Outline

Year 7

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Digital Learner:

Using the Network; Netiquette and Email; Searching the Internet; Website reliability; E-safety.

Computational Thinking:

Using Scratch: Iteration; Sequence; Selection

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Binary:

Binary to Decimal; Flow Charts and Decomposition; binary Conversion; Binary to ASCII; Image Representation

Computational Thinking:

Using Lightbot/Littleman Computing: Instructions and your environment; Developing a route; Programming a robot; Algorithms

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Web Design:

Using Dreamweaver:  Planning; tables and CSS; Navigation; Adding Images; Creating pages; Hyperlinking; Evaluation

Heroes of Computing:

Questionnaires; Spreadsheets; Desk top Publishing

 

Year 8

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Digital Learner:

Networks; E-safety

Digital Animation:

Using Adobe Flash: Sequences; Tweening; Layering; Action Script; Publishing

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Graphic Design:

Copyright; Image creation; Publishing

Computational Thinking:

Using Scratch: Visual language; Trouble shooting; Boolean operators

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Computer Programming:

Using Python: Data Types; Selection statements; Strings and Variables

Computer Programming:

Understanding syntax error and how to interpret an error message (Troubleshooting).