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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

ICT & Computer Science

Overview

Key Stage 3

ICT

Year 7       

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Students will be looking at how email communication is used in the world of business as part of their coursework.

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Students will be producing business documents as part of their coursework. (Desk top publisher)

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Students will be working on spreadsheets as part of their coursework. (Microsoft Excel)

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Students will be working on databases as part of their coursework. (Microsoft Access)

Summer 1

(May-June)

Students will be producing business documents as part of their coursework. (Word and Publisher)

Summer 2

Students will be producing business documents as part of their coursework.  (Word and Publisher)

Year 8

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Students will be looking at standard ways of working in the world of business as part of their coursework. (Word and excel spreadsheet)

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Students will be looking at how spreadsheets are used in the world of business as part of their coursework.

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Students will be using the tools of spreadsheets and how they are used in the world of business as part of their coursework.

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Students will be looking at how spreadsheets are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Summer 1

(May-June)

Students will be looking at how spreadsheets are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Summer 2

Students will be looking at how spreadsheets are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Year 9

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Students will be looking at how websites are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Students will be looking at how websites are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Students will be looking at how websites are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Revision for the unit 1 examination using the prep release material.

Summer 1

(May-June)

Revision for the unit 1 examination using the prep release material.

Summer 2

Students will be looking at how websites are used in the world of business to help in the decision making processes as part of their coursework.

 

KEY STAGE 4 (Years 10 and 11)

 

Year 10

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Summer 1

(May-June)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Summer 2

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 2.

Year 11

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1.

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 3.

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 3.

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Students will be working on their controlled assessment for unit 3.

Summer 1

(May-June)

Students will be working on the theory of computing as part of unit 1 in preparation for their unit 1 examination.

 

Computer Science

 

KEY STAGE 3 (Years 7, 8 & 9)
 

Year 7       

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Scratch programming

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Analysing Data

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

computational thinking:

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Computer Systems

Summer 1

(May-June)

Spread sheet software

Summer 2

Interactive presentations

Year 8

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Databases

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Websites

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Computational thinking:

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Graphics

Summer 1

(May-June)

Python/Html/Scratch Programming

Summer 2

Interactive Media

Year 9

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Computational thinking:

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Interactive Media Digital Law

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Networks

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Databases

Summer 1

(May-June)

Websites

Summer 2

 

 

KEY STAGE 4 (Years 10 and 11)

 

Year 10

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Networks

Computer Systems

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

Software (operating systems & utility)

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Computer Science technologies

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Programming techniques

System Life Cycle

Summer 1

(May-June)

Logic, Data representation

Levels of Programming languages

Summer 2

Compression

Year 11

 

Autumn 1

(Sept- Oct)

Software (operating systems & utility)

Computer Science technologies

Autumn 2

(Nov-Dec)

CA

Spring 1

(Jan- Feb)

Programming techniques

System Life Cycle

Spring 2

(Mar- Apr)

Logic, Data representation

Levels of Programming languages

Summer 1

(May-June)

Revision

Summer 2

 

 

 

 

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