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ICT: Key Stage 4 (Compulsory)


Computer Science

Digital Media

Information Technology


Computer science is a very large subject with lots of applications. Computer scientists design new software, solve computing problems and develop different ways to use technology 

 “Media” refers to a method of broadcasting or communicating information. Digital media refers to any kind of information broadcast to us through a screen. This information might be found on websites or in applications, software packages, video games, and more. Examples of digital media: include software, digital images, digital video, video games, web pages and websites, social media, digital data and databases, digital audio such as MP3, electronic documents and electronic books.

Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. ... The commercial use of IT encompasses both computer technology and telecommunications.


Skills needed 


Using internet (digital media) to find information 

Using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Sending and receiving emails, Networking (Whatsapp, Facebook, Linked in, twitter)  

When we deliver 

3 drop down days in yr11


2 drop down days in yr10

Session 1: spreadsheet and presentation

Session 2: word processing and emails & networking

Session 3: Available for any missed time