Autumn Half Term 1
The Information Age: Online Services
Research into the range of services provided through the web, pupils work to present a multimedia e-book featuring their findings.
Autumn Half Term 2
Life in the Information Age
Further research into the impact that the web has had on our daily lives is compiled and presented in their e-book.
Spring Half Term 1
The Digital Economy
Focussing on the world of e-commerce, learners analyse the nature of a transactional website and learn the implications of data storage for a commercial organisation.
Spring Half Term 2
Database Design: Back-office processes
The back-office processes to manage the flow of data through a system are replicated through the design and testing of a database system.
Summer Half Term 1
The Knowledge Worker
Using a range of real-life numerical problems, pupils work to analyse and present their solutions using spreadsheet software.
Summer Half Term 2
A2: Multimedia Skills Development
Extending and developing further multimedia skills, pupils work through a series of directed tasks to prepare for the Year 13 project.