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Seaton Burn College

Seaton Burn College

ICT

KEY STAGE 3

Students follow the KS3 National Strategy for ICT, which is grouped into the themes:- Finding Things Out, Developing and Sharing Information and Exchanging and Sharing Information. Through KS3 students will become increasingly independent, users of ICT. They will:
  • Develop an ability to judge when and how to use ICT
  • Be able to make judgements about the quality and reliability of their products
  • Engage in increasingly complex ICT tasks

Assessment is based on teacher, peer and self-evaluation of each teaching unit.

 

KEY STAGE 4

Students following this course develop essential transferable ICT skills, knowledge and understanding and learn about how ICT is used in the commercial world.  Students develop their software skills using a variety of programs with the aim ofenhancing their employability when they leave education.

At Seaton Burn College we have chosen the following units.

  • Unit 1 ICT Understanding computer systems
  • Unit 2 Using ICT to create business solutions
  • Unit 5 Creating an interactive product using multimedia
  • Unit 7 Creating dynamic products using sound and vision

All students taking this course will complete the Cambridge National Certificate in ICT (equivalent to 1 GCSE).