Year 9 Computing
Year 9 are continuing with creating websites for a music festival. They have learnt a range of creative skills including logo design, merchandise creation and website development skills. There have been some amazing websites created. Well done, girls! Next term, we will be looking into the programming language, ‘Python’, that will enable the girls to learn a range of programming techniques. We will also be looking at potential option areas of computing including Media.
Year 8 Computing
Year 8 have been learning about binary and hexadecimal. Next term they will be learning about an introduction programming using ‘Python’. This will be the first experience of programming language for the girls and I am excited to watch them learn about the opportunities it can open up.
Year 7 Computing
Year 7 are currently in the process of learning a range of scratch skills including variables. They will go onto designing and creating their own game about healthy eating and educating others about being healthy. The games will need to include a variety of scripts, sprites and variables. These games will be evaluated and then assessed. I am looking forward to seeing the girls develop their imagination and see what they can achieve. Good luck, girls!
GCSE Computer Science
Year 10 have been completing an assessment about the environmental and ethical impact of computing in everyday lives. They have produced some amazing results. Well done, girls!
Next term, they will be learning about networks and how different networks operate.
Year 11 have been completing exam papers after they walked through various exam papers last term. We have recapped pseudocode again to build confidence in this area. This has clearly worked as the girls are more confident at answering these questions. They are now preparing for the mini-assessment window that will begin next term. Good luck, ladies!
BTEC Creative Media and Productions
Year 11 are in the process of gathering all the evidence needed to complete component 3. They can either produce a publishing document or website for ‘Green for Teens’, to raise awareness about sustainability and look at a variety of ways they can change their lives to help the environment and climate change. They have to research ideas and then plan their product before creating this. There is, as always, some incredible work produced. I’m looking forward to seeing the finished products.
Curriculum Leader for the C.A.T. Faculty