Soham Village College

Computing - Year 8

  Units
Assessments

Autumn  

1. Computer Graphics
Understand how different types of computer graphics are constructed and how to use graphic editing software for a particular purpose.
Product with annotation and evaluation.
2. Introduction to computer programming using Python
Learn the basics of computer programming - Data Types, Variables, Operators, Assignment, Declaration, Sequence, Selection and Iteration.
Actual programme with annotation
Spring  3. Communication and Networks
Understand the workings of Internet, World Wide Web, Data Communications, SaaS and Cloud Technologies and the dangers of viruses and malware.

End of unit online test

4. Website design
An introduction to web design and web technologies leading to development of own website.
Website with annotation and evaluation
Summer  4. Website design (Continued)
An introduction to web design and web technologies leading to development of own website.
Website with annotation and evaluation
5. Introduction to Databases
What is a database?
How are databases organized?
How can I search/sort a database?
What are the advantages of computerized databases?

Worksheets

End of unit online test