ICT - Curriculum Outline (Year 7)
The outline below in an indication of the syllabus taught in Year 7. Please note that this should be read in conjunction with the Homework Policy which can be found on page 19 of the Handbook for Parents and Students which is distributed at the beginning of each year.
How is ICT taught?
This is taught in two bands 'X' (Houses CFJ) and 'Y' (Houses MRT). Each band consists of four groups with a group size of approximately 24 students per group.
Computer Room rules, logging on procedure. Introduction to Hardware and Software. Pupils complete an ICT audit to check what skills and understanding they have prior to starting at Gumley. ICT teachers follow National Curriculum KS3 modules of work.
Students find out how to collect relevant information to be able to answer questions, they learn to create a file to be able to handle data and use database functions to search data and draw conclusions in the results obtained.
Students will learn to:
Students will develop interpersonal skills, for example, in cooperating with others on an ICT-based task.
Learning objectives are identified at the beginning of each lesson to the class. Teachers continually assess student progress during lessons. Students usually complete a Learning Diary at the end of each topic that will help them reflect upon areas where they need support.
Types of homework:
One homework a week (30 minutes), usually this will not require a computer. It may require students to plan for their next lesson, review their learning or do research.
Radio Broadcasting and Animation club are planned to run after school.
To view the ICT curriculum outline for other year groups, please click the respective year group.
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