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ICT

For more information on the ICT Department please see our school prospectus.

Year 5

Autumn Term

  • E-Safety
    Introduction to Desktop Publishing (DTP)
    Programming (Logo)
    Basic algorithms, decomposition,
    sequences, selection & variables

Spring Term

  • Audacity
    Introduction to creating and storing sound
    files
    Safe Searching
    Introduction to LAN and WAN networks

Summer Term

  • Flowol 4
    Introduction to using flow diagrams to control
    Cromer Trip
    More DTP features
 

Year 6

Autumn Term

  • E-Safety
    Introduction to advance Powerpoint Features
    Programming (logo & Scratch)
    More algorithms, Introduction to operators
    and expressions

Spring Term

  • Movie Maker
    Introduction to creating a movie, planning,
    editing and exporting
    Networks
    More about the layout & structure of 
    Networks & Wireless Systems

Summer Term

  • Flowol 4
    More flow diagrams and the use of sub routines
    Theme Parks
    How do we use sensors to control every day
    events?
 

Year 7

Autumn Term

  • E-Safety
    Further development of the concepts of E-Safety
    Understanding computers
    Input, Process and Output systems

Spring Term

  • Computer Logic and flowcharts
    AND, OR and NOT gates and there function
    in flowcharts
    Programming using Scratch
    Continue to develop an understanding of
    programming using the Scratch environment

Summer Term

  • Animation and digital creativity
    Introduction to using Flash animation software
    Website Design
    Introduction to web design, creating pages, 
    adding content and linking pages
 

Year 8

Autumn Term

  • E-Safety and Social Networks
    Produce a product to Introduce younger
    children to the topic of E-Safety
    Combine a range of digital artefacts for a given
    audience
    Computers in the wider context
    How computers are used in a range of situations

Spring Term

  • Understanding computers
    Hardware and Software, functions and usage
    Data Representation
    How computers use binary to represent 
    images, sounds and store these

Summer Term

  • Alice or Python programming
    Introduction to a high level programming language
    Digital Creativity Project
    Use a range of software to create digital content
    for a given audience