2016 / 2017


Vocational Studies take place for ICT with media, photography, animation sessions available off site run by Knowsley CLC.

Years 10 - 13 are constantly preparing for Entry Level exams in Functional Skills. Exams are sat at different times through the school year with pupils progressing to achieve higher qualifications.

Throughout the year pupils are constantly reminded on importance of Online Safety with regular discussions and quizzes taking place to reinforce basic online safety.

Assessment taken at end of each unit.

Various computing workshops with Knowsley CLC also occur throughout the school year.


Year 7
Autumn Introduction to PowerPoint
Introduction to Spreadsheets
Spring Analysing data and asking questions Programming (Scratch)
Summer Hyperlinks Comic Book


Year 8
Autumn Social Networks Spreadsheet modelling
Spring Using Internet to search large databases and to interpret information Technology
Summer Scratch Online Safety


Year 9
Autumn Logos/Branding Hardware and Software components
Spring Binary and Control Networks
Summer Modelling with Spreadsheets Processing text and images


Throughout Key Stage 4, Years 10 and 11, pupils follow a Functional Skills course in ICT.


New Class Room


To develop ICT capability in finding, selecting and using information;

To use ICT for effective and appropriate communication;

To monitor and control events both real and imaginary;

To apply hardware and software to creative and appropriate uses of information;

To apply their ICT skills and knowledge to their learning in other areas;

To use their ICT skills to develop their language and communication skills;

To explore their attitudes towards ICT and its value to them and society in general. For example, to learn about issues of security, confidentiality and accuracy.