Welcome to the ICT Department
ICT is taught as a discrete subject as part of the National Curriculum at Key Stage 3. In Key Stage 4 it is compulsory, but with an optional element. ICT is also available as a GCE option in the sixth form.
- An Introduction To The Use Of ICT In And Out Of School
- Staying Safe When Using ICT.. combating cyber bullying.
- Using the Internet, communicating using e-mail and word processing.
- Public Information Systems….creating a simple website
- Models…rules and investigations… introduction to using spreadsheets.
- Data; Designing Structure, Capturing And Presenting Data…using a database to store data from a survey.
- Staying Safe When Using ICT…. combating computer crimes and threats to you and your family.
- Models…rules and investigations…creating models to solve given problems
- Word Processing Skills….understanding and using the features of a word processor.
- Publishing On The Web
- Data; Designing Structure, Capturing And Presenting Data….investigate the ideas of field types, form design, validation and searching for data
- Systems; Integrating Applications To Find Solutions.
- Staying Safe When Using ICT…combating computer crimes and threats to you and your family.
- Systems; Integrating Applications To Find Solutions scenario (a)
- Further Development Of word Processing Skills….using different software to produce various materials for a business or an event.
- Systems; Integrating Applications To Find Solutions scenario (b)
- Data; Designing Structure, Capturing And Presenting Data….creating complex queries and sorts, and using mail-merge to personalise documents.
- Systems; Integrating Applications To Find Solutions scenario (c)
- Encourage your child(ren) to use ICT at home to carry out research for homework.
- Add recommended web sites to your Internet Favourites. For example www.ajkids.co.uk will be more helpful than www.ask.com as it is more appropriate for children.
- Encourage your child(ren) to be selective about what they get from the Internet. Encourage them to read information that they find rather than just copy and paste whole chunks.
- Let them enjoy the technology whilst using it constructively.
- Other websites that have proven to be useful are www.teach-ict.com, www.bbc.co.uk/webwise,
- Please see that you know when deadlines for coursework are approaching and encourage your child(ren) to meet them.