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Computing

Head of department: Ms Liz Crane

If you wish to learn more about the curriculum, please contact the head of Department by email: ­­­­l.crane@oaklandscatholicschool.org

For the download to Visual Studio 2015 click here

Curriculum Content

  • Years 7-9

Year 7 Topics

Year 8 Topics

Year 9 Topics

  • Micro:bit
  • Python
  • Spreadsheets
  • Yenka
  • Web pages
  • Micro:bit
  • Python
  • Other programming languages
  • Databases
  • Web pages ( new format)
  • Technology- ethics, social aspects and the law
  • Programming – entry level qualification
  • Hardware/Software /logic
  • APPS
  • GCSE Y10-11 Computing

Exam Board: OCR

Exam board specification weblink: http://www.ocr.org.uk/subjects/Computing/gcse/

Year 10 Topics

Year 11 Topics

  • System architecture
  • Primary storage
  • Secondary storage
  • Networks
  • The internet
  • Programming in Visual basic
  • Programming techniques
  • Algorithms
  • Data representation
  • Logic
  • Legal, ethical, cultural and environmental issues

 

Year 10 exam revision (to be completed summer 2018)

J276/01 Computer Systems

J276/02 Computational thinking, algorithms and programming