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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 8 Computer Science
Term 1Cyber Security
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 1 and 2Computational Thinking: Python
Computing is part of the Technology rotation in Year 8. For other units please see the Technology and Food Programmes of Study. Students further develop their programming skills using Kodu, a visual programming language that uses more advanced blocks and an ‘when….do…’ approach. Students build up more advanced programming skills and knowledge with the ultimate goal of designing and coding their own 3D adventure game. During the unit, students will learn additional key terminology associated with programming as well as embedding the important of planning, designing, testing and evaluating in programming.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3 and 4Computer Systems
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Assembly Language: Little Man Computer
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Computational Thinking: Small Basic
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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