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Computing Curriculum & Assessment Map - Year 9

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half Term 3

Half Term 4

Half Term 5

Half Term 6

Curriculum Coverage:

Game making

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Python programming

Curriculum Coverage:

Advanced Databases

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Computer theory

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Python 2

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Introduction to GCSE computing

Assessment 1

2 part Assessment:
Game project completed

Knowledge test

Assessment 2

2 part Assessment:
project completed

Knowledge test

Assessment 3

Practical database exam

Assessment 4

Computer theory exam

Assessment 5

Programming exam

Final Assessment

Final exam

Links to National Curriculum:

§ undertake creative projects that involve selecting, using, and combining multiple applications

 

Links to National Curriculum:

§ use two or more programming languages, at least one of which is textual, to solve a variety of computational problems; make appropriate use of data structures

 

Links to National Curriculum:

§ understand simple Boolean logic [for example, AND, OR and NOT]

Links to National Curriculum:

§ understand the hardware and software components that make up computer systems, and how they communicate with one another and with other systems

 

Links to National Curriculum:

§ understand several key algorithms that reflect computational thinking [for example, ones for sorting and searching]; use logical reasoning to compare the utility of alternative algorithms for the same problem

Links to National Curriculum:

§ understand how instructions are stored and executed within a computer system; understand how data of various types (including text, sounds and pictures) can be represented and manipulated digitally, in the form of binary digits

Links to Core Values:

 

Creativity – creating of own independent project

 

Links to Core Values:

 

Confidence – ensuring students have the Core skills in coding

Links to Core Values:

Respect – understanding the need for moral and data protection in society

Links to Core Values:

Enthusiasm - Learning key industry practice on how to world in computers has progressed

 

Links to Core Values:

Ambition – setting of targets from initial assessments

Links to Core Values:

Determination – use of Assessment 5 to improve levels