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Curriculum: ICT and Computing Key Stage 3

In Years 7 and 8, students will work in groups to investigate the principles of internet safety, digital footprints and the importance of keeping private information private.

Following this, the curriculum focuses on databases and their role in modern society; how to effectively create, search and report on datasets. The principles of sequenced instructions and an introduction to programming also form a major part of year 7.

In Year 8, students will also learn to develop web based media, use storyboarding to edit sound and video, utilise spreadsheets to develop models and how Information Technology is used to help manage and predict scenarios.

In Year 9, students will combine many of the areas covered in Years 7 and 8 to undertake larger projects, including managing digital media to create learning resources.

Additional information on Key Stage 3 ICT and Computing can be obtained by contacting

Mr A Griffiths - Head of ICT and Computing




Richard Lander School