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Year 7 Curriculum Information - Computer Science
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • E_Safety
  • Algorithms
  • Problem Solving
  • Flowol – Graphical flowchart simulation
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Programing Techniques
  • Programing concepts
  • Writing programs using graphic based programing language
  • Writing programs using text based programing language
  • Identifying Procedures & Functions
  • Testing & errors
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Elements of a Computer System
  • CPU
  • Understanding Binary
  • Binary Maths
  • Storage Devices
  • Consequences of New Technology
Assessment
  • There is an end of chapter test for each unit of work
  • There will be an end of year exam assessing all work covered during Year 7 in June
Special Requirements/Equipment

Students will be completing all their work on school computers and printing it out in lessons to be placed in their physical folders which remain in school.

Home Learning

Home learning tasks will be set as per the home learning calendar for Year 7 and will include a variety of different tasks to cement and/or extend learning of key computing concepts as well as researching new technologies

Reading List

Scratch Programming in easy steps: Covers Versions 2.0 and 1.4

Useful Websites

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