ICT

Learners have five hours a week of IT to help them become proficient in the use of a PC and the most commonly used software packages, Microsoft Office, through a series of practical modules. Meaning they can confidently say to employers that they really do have the knowledge they require.

ECDL (European Computing Driving License) is recognised nationally and internationally so you can be assured that the skills you learn during this course will stand out on your CV.

Term 1
Year 12 First Half Term
Key Learning Objectives Presentation module setting out essential concepts and skills relating to demonstrating competence in using presentation software.
Key Activities / Homework Work with presentations and save them in different file formats. Choose built-in options such as the Help function within the application to enhance productivity. Understand different presentation views and when to use them, choose different slide layouts and designs. Enter, edit and format text in presentations. Recognize good practise in applying unique titles to slides. Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully. Insert and edit pictures, images and drawn objects. Apply animation and transition effects to presentations and check and correct presentation content before finally printing and giving presentations.
Assessments ECDL Mock exam’s. ECDL Presentation software exam. 25% of qualification
Suggest reading & support materials All resources available on My Learning. ECDL elective after school each Wednesday in F25. Please email Mrs Holden the ICT Key stage 4 leader with anyfurther questions b.holden@bradfordacademy.co.uk
Term 2
Year 12 First Half Term
Key Learning Objectives This spreadsheet module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to understanding the concept of spreadsheets and demonstrating an ability to use a spreadsheet to produce accurate work outputs.
Key Activities / Homework · Work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats. · Choose built-in options such as the Help function within the application to enhance productivity. · Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists. Select, sort and copy, move and delete data. · Edit rows and columns in a worksheet. Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets. · Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions. Use good practice in formula creation and recognize error values in formulas. · Format numbers and text content in a spreadsheet. · Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully. · Adjust spreadsheet page settings and check and correct spreadsheet content before finally printing spreadsheets.
Assessments ECDL Spreadsheet exam. 25% of qualification
Suggest reading & support materials All resources available on My Learning. ECDL elective after school each Wednesday in F26. Please email Mrs Holden the ICT Key stage 4 leader with anyfurther questions b.holden@bradfordacademy.co.uk
Term 3
Year 12 First Half Term
Key Learning Objectives This module is the ability to plan, evaluate and improve procedures involving the use of IT tools and systems in order to improve the productivity and efficiency of work activities.
Key Activities / Homework Objectives for using IT – understanding the context in which IT is to be used or the conditions that may affect the way IT is to be used; understanding what outcome needs to be developed, and the expectations and requirements that the outcome must meet; · Application of IT skills and knowledge – understanding what is involved in a piece of work and the best way to get it done; · Evaluation of the use of IT – being able to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the use of IT, including identifying improvements to inform future work.
Assessments ECDL Improved Productivity exam. 25% of qualification
Suggest reading & support materials All resources available on My Learning. ECDL elective after school each Wednesday in F26. Please email Mrs Holden the ICT Key stage 4 leader with anyfurther questions b.holden@bradfordacademy.co.uk
Term 1 Year 12 Second Half Term
Key Learning Objectives Word module setting out essential concepts and skills relating to the ability to use a word processing application to create everyday letters and documents. Word module setting out essential concepts and skills relating to the ability to use a word processing application to create everyday letters and documents.
Key Activities / Homeworks Work with documents and save them in different file formats. · Choose built-in options such as the Help function to enhance productivity. · Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute. · Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution and recognize good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options. · Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents. · Prepare documents for mail merge operations. · Adjust document page settings and check and correct spelling before finally printing documents. · Work with documents and save them in different file formats. · Choose built-in options such as the Help function to enhance productivity. · Create and edit small-sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute. · Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution and recognize good practice in choosing the appropriate formatting options. · Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents. · Prepare documents for mail merge operations. · Adjust document page settings and check and correct spelling before finally printing documents.
Assessments ECDL Word exam. 25% of qualification . ECDL Word exam. 25% of qualification
Suggest reading & support materials All resources available on My Learning. ECDL elective after school each Wednesday in F25. Please email Mrs Holden the ICT Key stage 4 leader with any further questions b.holden@bradfordacademy.co.uk All resources available on My Learning. ECDL elective after school each Wednesday in F25. Please email Mrs Holden the ICT Key stage 4 leader with any further questions b.holden@bradfordacademy.co.uk