Computing

Subject Vision

In Computing, students will develop the skills and knowledge needed for them to thrive and take on the challenges of living in an ever changing technological society, preparing them for roles in society that may not even exist today. Learning how to learn independently use Computing and inspiring them to consider the opportunities offered by modern technological development.

 

Key Stage 3 Objective Statement

The Computing curriculum is forward thinking and designed to equip students with knowledge to become successful in their future, but also to inspire and develop the Computing & IT professionals of tomorrow. In each year group there are multiple projects that cover computational thinking skills and software such as e-Safety & Microsoft Office and Computing topics, such as sequencing and programming. 

 

Year 7 Topics

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers

Autumn

Spring

Summer

ICT4Me
e-Safety                

Systems & Hardware
Micro:bits & bobs

 

Criminal SquirreL    

Year 8 Topics

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Codeheads

Numbers and Control

Web Designer                   

Ruff Coding                      

 

Year 9 Topics

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Advanced Programming

Databases (Option)

Systems

Networks

Extended Project (Option)

Computing in our World

Impact of Technology



   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Design Competition Finalist

A huge congratulations to former Ivanhoe College student, Megan Harris, who has made it through as a regional finalist for the Royal Mail’s ‖Heroes’ Stamp Design Competition 2021. Megan is one of only 120 young people to reach this stage of the competition, from a staggering 606,049 entr...

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