Computing


 

Computing is a core subject at Enfield Grammar and is studied in KS3 by all students. Students in KS4 and 5 can choose further study ICT, Computer Science or BTEC IT as an option subject.

Key Stage 3

At KS3 we lay the foundations of the skills required for further study at KS4. Students are encouraged to follow safe working practices while learning to use a variety of basic ICT resources to secure their full engagement across the curriculum.

They follow the Computing curriculum and make use of the Compute-IT text books within lessons.

Students will cover:

  KS3 LTP 2017 – 2019

Autumn 1 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9
Autumn 1

 

Understanding Computers Textual Programming with Python Communications and Computer Networks
Autumn 2

 

Digital Literacy Computing Maths Python Programming and Algorithms
Spring 1

 

E-Safety Mobile Application Development using app inventor or touch develop Game Design with Gamemaker/Kodu
Spring 2

 

Using Algorithms with Scratch Operating systems and GUIs

 

Computer Hardware
Summer 1

 

Physical Computing with Microbits Creating and Editing Sound

 

Web Design using HTML and CSS/Webplus

 

Summer 2

 

How the web works/Web Design Encryption and Cyber Security

 

Creating video

Key Stage 4

Pathway 1 and 2 – Level 2 BTEC ICT

Assessment: 6 units, 2 of which are on screen (computer) exams

Exam board: Edexcel

Specification: click here

Pathway 2 and 3 – ICT

Assessment: 40% exam and 60% controlled assessment

Exam board: Edexcel

Specification: click here

Pathway 2 and 3 – Computer Science

Assessment: 2x 30% programming controlled assessment, 1x 40% exam

Exam board: AQA

Specification: click here

Key Stage 5

AS-Level Computer Science (2015+)

Assessment: 2 exams

Exam board: AQA

Specification: click here

A-Level Computing (2015/16)

Assessment: 1 exams and 1 coursework

Exam board: AQA

Specification: click here

Level 3 BTEC IT

Assessment: 6 units over two years (3 per year)

Exam board: Edexcel

Specification: click here