Unit 1 – ‘Pre-production skills’ is assessed via a written paper of 1 hour 15 minutes’ duration.
The increasing use of technology in all aspects of society makes confident, creative and productive use of ICT an essential skill for life.
All ICT facilities are carefully monitored; internet access and e-mails are filtered and access to social websites and chatrooms is restricted.
All Key Stage 3 all students have one lesson of ICT per week.
Handling Data – You will find out what the term ‘database’ means and learn to access and use databases in different formats.
You will learn how to collect data and how to search for data effectively and also learn how to write your own hypothesis.
Plan & Create Presentations – You will plan and create presentations and explore the concept of ‘fitness for purpose’ when using images, text, colour and sound to enhance your presentations.
You will consider how to match and adapt presentations to a given audience and purpose.
In ICT in Year 7 you will study a series of modules to include; Introduction to School Network & File Structure – You will be introduced to the network and to understand how to log on and access your personal areas.
You will need to understand how to create an effective folder structure in order to save your work sensibly.