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Year 10 Curriculum Information - ICT
Examination Board

Edexcel

Topics covered in the Autumn term

Unit 1 – Living in a digital world

  • Topic 1. Personal digital devices
  • Topic 2. Connectivity
  • Topic 3. Operating online

Unit 2 – Using Digital Tools

  • Topic 1. Research and information gathering
  • Topic 2. Modelling
Topics Covered in the Spring Term

Unit 1 – Living in a digital world

  • Topic 4. Online goods and services

Unit 2 – Using Digital Tools

  • Topic 3. Digital publishing
Topics Covered in the Summer Term

Unit 1 – Living in a digital world

  • Topic 4. Online goods and services
  • Topic 5. Online communities
  • Topic 6. Issues

Unit 2 – Using Digital Tools

  • Topic 4. Evaluating outcomes
  • Topic 5. Working efficiently and safely
Assessment
  • There is an end of chapter test for each unit of work
  • There is assignments and coursework that will be assessed each term and contributes to the overall GCSE grade
  • There will be end of year exam assessing all work covered during Year 10 in the Summer examination series
Special Requirements/Equipment

Students will need a calculator, ruler, black pen, green pen, pencil, & glue

Home Learning

Homelearning tasks will be set to include a variety of different tasks to cement and/or extend learning of key scientific concepts as well as researching new technologies. Extended writing and presentation skills will be assessed in homelarning tasks

Reading List

Edexcel GCSE ICT Student Book
Publisher: Pearson
Author: Robert Heathcote,Naveed Latif,Monica Mason,David Waller
ISBN: 9781846906145

Useful Websites
Setting

There will be 3 lessons in Year 10 and are taught in mixed ability groups.

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