At KS3, foundations of what was taught at primary is built upon to further develop students computational thinking and creativity. Students are taught the fundamentals of digital literacy and digital creativity to ensure that students have the key skills to express themselves and develop their ideas through information and communication technology. Computer Science is core at KS3, students will require the skills and knowledge to continue their students in either IT or Computer Science at KS4.
Topics covered include:
- Digital Literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
- Digital Creativity (Adobe Photoshop)
- Computer Components and Software
- Operating Systems
- Number Systems (Binary, Hexadecimal)