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ICT & Computing


Meet the Staff

Jon Power - Head of ICT and Computing

Tammy Bailey - Teacher of ICT/Computing

Mark Bevin - Teacher of ICT/Computing

James Trevaskis  - Teacher of ICT/Computing

Jerome Cronin - Teacher of ICT/Computing

Jamie Corson - Teacher of ICT/Computing

Our Curriculum Learning Pathway

Years 7 & 8

Year 7 Autumn Term: E-Safety/Creating a Website

Year 7 Spring Term: Components of Computer Systems

Year 7 Summer Term: Networks and Protocols

Year 8 Autumn Term: Binary and Data Representation

Year 8 Spring Term: Algorithms and Visual Programming

Year 8 Summer Term: Textual Programming

Years 9, 10 & 11 

Exam Board: Edexcel

BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology

With the new BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology, students get the chance to produce a practical response to a digital brief, and gain valuable skills for a future in the digital industry.

As the BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology is a practical introduction to life and work in the industry, students can explore the sector while developing technical skills and techniques, planning a digital solution for a given brief and developing an understanding of what cyber security is and the importance of legal and ethical considerations when using modern technologies.

Components covered are:

Component 1: Exploring User Interface Design Principles and Project Planning Techniques

Component 2: Collecting, Presenting and Interpreting Data

Component 3: Effective Digital Working Practices

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http://www.pearsonhotlinks.co.uk/  and enter pass code 6145P



Which books support the learning?


Edexcel GCSE ICT Student Book (Pearson)

Revise Edexcel GCSE ICT revision guide (Pearson)

GCSE Computing by Susan Robson Published by www.lulu.com


BTEC First Information and Creative Technology (Pearson)


Years 12 & 13

Exam Board: OCR

OCR Level 3 Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma in IT (Equivalent to 1 A-Level)

This course aims to give learners the knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies to prepare for employment or to progress onto higher education or a degree. The diploma consists of 5 units; 3 units are internally assessed and externally moderated. 2 units are an externally assessed test. Units covered are:

Externally assessed units

Unit 1: Fundamentals of IT

Unit 2: Global Information

Internally assessed and externally moderated units

Unit 6: Application Design

Unit 12: Mobile Technology

Unit 13: Social Media and Digital Marketing