The ability to effectively communicate using a wide range of digital tools and resources is fundamental to our children's future. As the job market evolves, further jobs in the Computing sector will be created. 

Our learners will develop a wide range of skills, encompassing; project planning, communicating, developing, testing, creating of practical applications, reviewing new and emerging technology and and learning about the science of how information technology. 

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview

Broad Grammar STEM
7 Safe and Responsible Use, Games Design, Programming, Computing Theory, Practical Skills, Digital Literacy Safe and Responsible Use, Games Design, Programming, Computing Theory, Practical Skills, Digital Literacy Safe and Responsible Use, Games Design, Programming, Computing Theory, Practical Skills, Digital Literacy
8 Computer Crime, Spreadsheet Modelling, Web Development, Database Design, Digital Literacy Computer Crime, Spreadsheet Modelling, HTML and Web Development, Database Design, Networking, Digital Literacy Computer Crime, Spreadsheet Modelling, Web Graphics, Networks, Digital Literacy
9

Web Design, Practical Programming, Graphics, Animation, Understanding Computers, Employability and IT, Digital Literacy

Programming, Data, Animation, Understanding Computers, Employability and IT, Digital Literacy Web Design, Graphics, Animation, Understanding Computers, Employability and IT, Digital Literacy

Students will be assessed half termly through a variety of methods which could include: End of unit project assessments, multiple choice quizzes, short and long exam style questions. 

Key Stage 4 Courses

Students in Years 10 & 11 are able to choose between GCSE Computer Science and a vocaitonal IT course, either BTEC ICT or the Certificate in Didigal Applications.

Details of these courses are available from the linked resources on this page.

We also provide students with the opportunity to complete an Ingots user skills qualification in IT.

Department Staff

Mr G Curtis Teacher of IT Contact
Mr J Oliver Head of IT & Business Contact
Mr J Partrick Teacher of IT Contact
Mr C Ryall Assistant Headteacher, Enterprise Contact