Bishop Challoner

Catholic Secondary School

ICT

ICT Curriculum Map

KS3

Y7

Y8

Y9

Autumn

Network introduction

Publisher project

Computer hardware

Spreadsheet project

Computer networks

Scratch programming concepts

Presentation project – Prezi

Programming – Small Basic

QR Code project

Spring

Scratch game making

E-safety cyberbullying

Interactive Powerpoint Spreadsheet project

Graphics - Paint

E-safety – Social networking

Presentation project Database project

Web-pages (Word)

Graphics - Photoshop

Database project

E-safety – Fraud

Web-pages (Dreamweaver)

Summer

Animation – Pivot

Database project

Video editing

 

Graphics - Fireworks Animation – Fireworks

Spreadsheet project

 

Animation – Flash

Spreadsheet project

 

KS4 Subjects

Core

Subject: ICT Functional Skills

Exam Board: AQA

Term 1 & 2: Practical skills development

Term 3: Exam preparation for June session

Assessment: 100% Practical examination

Number of exam papers: One in Y10

Progression routes: This course expected by colleges

Option

Subject: ICT GCSE

Exam Board: OCR

Term 1: ICT in Today’s World

Term 2: Practical Applications in ICT

Term 3: Controlled assessment – Practical Applications in ICT

Term 4: Controlled assessment – Creative use of ICT

Term 5: Examination preparation

Assessment: 40% Examination (x2 papers)

                        60% Controlled assessment (x2 pieces)

Number of exam papers: Two in Y11

Progression routes: Pupils can progress to a range of IT courses in further education.

Text book: OCR Information & Communication Technology GCSE, Hodder Education

Option

Subject: Computing GCSE

Exam Board: OCR

Term 1: Computer systems, Programming, Number systems

Term 2: Hardware, Software, Programming pt 2, Number systems pt 2

Term 3: Databases, Networks, Internet, Controlled assessment 1

Term 4: Programming, Controlled assessment pt 2

Term 5: Computer systems, system standards, ethical environmental and legal considerations

Assessment: 40% Examination (x2 papers)

                        60% Controlled assessment (x2 pieces)

Number of exam papers: Two in Y11

Progression routes: Pupils can progress to a range of IT courses in further education.

Text book: GCSE Computing, Susan Robson