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Computing is now an integral part of our lives. It is important that our pupils are given the opportunity to learn about Computing and how it can be used appropriately in their everyday lives now and after they leave us. The Computing Department provides a broad and differentiated curriculum to ensure progression through the Key Stages.
Key Stage 3
The curriculum covers three areas:
Having the skills, knowledge and understanding to use ICT as a tool for learning.
Understanding how the computer works, how to correctly use file and folder structures, naming files and troubleshooting basic problems with Computing.
Understand wider issues about the impact of Computing on society and the need to be safe online.
Being able to sequence instructions to create an outcome. Using different programming techniques to control external devices as well as events on the computer.
Key Stage 4 Computing
In Key Stage 4 pupils can opt for the OCR Entry Level Certificate in Computer Science.
The course covers three areas:
- Computer hardware, software, memory and storage
- Moral, legal and environmental concerns
Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Programming
- Computational logic
- Programming techniques
- Data representation
INSET DAYS 2018-2019
16 November | 11 March | 5 July | 22 July| 23 July
Wednesday 13 February
Year 9 residential trip to Isle of Wight
Friday 15 February 2019
Break up for half term
Headteacher: Mrs Anna Dawson B Ed, Cert Ed Special Needs
Samuel Cody Specialist Sports College, Ballantyne Road, Farnborough, GU14 8SN. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 01252 514194
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