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Computing: Key Stage 3

Curriculum

In Key Stage 3, students have 1 lesson of Computing a week for the entire academic year. These studies begin with an E-Safety themed unit, studying age-appropriate e-safety issues.

The students then begin their programming lessons.

 

Term

Year

Autumn

Spring

Summer

7

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Unit 1: Using Computers Safely
  • Unit 2: Kodu
  • Unit 3: Understanding Computers
  • Unit 4: Scratch
  • Unit 5: Databases

8

  • Unit 1: AppShed
  • Unit 2: Data Representation
  • Unit 3: Flowol
  • Unit 4: Photoshop
  • Unit 5: Flash
  • Unit 6: Spreadsheets

9

  • Unit 1: Networks
  • Unit 2: Python
  • Unit 3: Cyber Security
  • Unit 4: HTML

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Available Resources

RESOURCE NAME

CONTENTS

URL

Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre

Information about keeping children safe online.

Information about how to report suspicious individuals.

www.ceop.police.uk

App Shed

Free online usage of App Shed for developing mobile phone apps.

https://appshed.com

Python

Free installation of Python Software.

https://www.python.org/downloads/

Kodu

Free installation of Kodu game development enviroment.

www.Kodugamelab.com