A452 computing validating web forms
Computing also ensures that pupils become digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world. The project will get pupils thinking about staying safe online and the possible threats they could face.At Key Stage 3, pupils have one Computing lesson per week. By the end of the project, pupils will have a good understanding of staying safe online and will be able to suggest tips to avoid the threats.Pupils will have an opportunity to model real-life scenarios and assess the impact of making changes to the model.Computer Basics This unit will give pupils a deep insight into how computers work.Pupils will be able to understand and explain the role of computer components and will have an opportunity to look inside a CPU.Pupils will also understand why a computer needs software and will understand different network topologies.Pupils will be introduced to loops and selection – i.e.
Pupils are given an opportunity to link learning from Project A (IF statements, loops and pseudo-codes) into Project B.This will act an introduction to Project B: Spreadsheet Modelling. This unit will take pupils through the basics of spreadsheets.This will include entering data, formatting, using formulae and functions, and creating graphs.Computer Basics This is a project-based unit, where pupils complete a series of assessed tasks throughout the unit.Pupils are given opportunities to make improvements as they progress throughout the lesson.