Category Archives: Computing

Pirates of the Caribbean: Year 8 End-of-Year ICT Recap

Year 8 were given a lesson which they will never forget. They were tested on their memories and skills on all the ICT topics they have learned to date. Pupils were asked questions on spreadsheets, Python programming, Publisher and web design. Pupils were split into two teams: ‘Sparrow & the Spartans’ and ‘Blackbeard & the […]

Computer Science & ICT

1. Computer Science Key Stage 3 overview In years 7 and 8 students encounter a variety of contexts where they use programming to solve challenges given. They are taught the basic structure to forming structure to their solutions (algorithm’s) and then through a language create a solution. Skills are carefully constructed through trial and error. […]