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GCSE Course Content

At Key Stage 4, we offer several options: GCSE ICT, GCSE Computing and BTEC Level 2 ICT over a 3 year period. In previous years, we have celebrated a 100% pass rate as well as a high A/A* percentage.

GCSE ICT

Weighting - Examination: 40% / Controlled Assessment: 60%

Topics covered:

  • Home Entertainment
  • Home and Personal Communication Systems
  • ICT and Learning
  • Email and Security
  • Spreadsheet and Database Software
  • Web software and development
  • Multimedia Components and Hardware
  • Digital Imaging and Animation
  • Sound and Music
  • Social Impact of ICT
  • Legislation

GCSE Computing

Weighting - Examination: 40% / Controlled Assessment: 60%

Topics covered:

  • Fundamentals of computer systems
  • Computing hardware
  • Software
  • Representation of data in computer systems
  • Databases
  • Computer communications and networking
  • Programming

BTEC L2 ICT

Weighting - External Assessment: 25% / Coursework: 75%

Examples of units:

  • Unit 1: The Online World
  • Unit 2: Technology Systems
  • Unit 3: Digital Portfolios
  • Unit 4: Creating Digital Animation
  • Unit 5: Creating Digital Graphics
  • Unit 7:Creating Digital Video
  • Unit 8:Mobile Apps Development
  • Unit 9: Spreadsheet Development 
  • Unit 10: Database Development
  • Unit 11: Computer Networks
  • Unit 12: Software Development
  • Unit 13: Website Development

April 2014

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2/4/2014

  • Drama: Draft 3 Monologue Concept
  • Learning Support: World Autism Awareness Day
    Are you ready to stand up for Autism? Accept difference, not indifference.
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3/4/2014

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4/4/2014

  • History: Year 12 Paris Trip (until 06/04/2014)
  • End of Spring Term
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7/4/2014

  • Family Art Day
    Toot Hill Extra - see www.toothillextra.co.uk for more details.
  • Year 6 Activity Day - Masterchef
    Toot Hill Extra - see www.toothillextra.co.uk for more details.
  • Adult One Day Workshops
    Toot Hill Extra - see www.toothillextra.co.uk for more details.
  • History: Year 11 Easter Revision booster day
    Please come to our Easter Holiday revision booster day from 9-3pm
  • Easter Holiday (until 21/04/2014)
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16/4/2014

  • Drama: GCSE/AS Rehearsals and Revision (until 17/04/2014)
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22/4/2014

  • Summer Term Begins
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23/4/2014

  • Drama: Final Draft Monologue Concept
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28/4/2014

  • Year 9: Internal Assessments
    See Revision Centre for the timetable and revision resources.
    (until 02/05/2014)
  • Year 10: Student Achievement Interviews (until 02/05/2014)
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29/4/2014

  • Learning Support: Learning Support Review Meeting
    If you have any concerns about your child's learning needs and you would like to speak to a member of Learning Support then please contact school reception to arrange an appointment.
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30/4/2014

     

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