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Computing Curriculum






Key Stage 4

Students are currently undertaking the Cambridge National Level 2 Award in ICT. Work fo this qualification includes the following:


Understanding Computer Systems

o   How ICT can be used to meet business needs

o   How too work with information and data to meet specific business needs

o   How ICT can be used to support business working practices

o   How legal, ethical, safety and security issues affect how computers should be used


Using ICT to create business solutions

o   Sorting electronic data and information

o   Searching for data and information: research skills

o   Sense of audience

o   Types of business documents

o   Types of business software spreadsheets

o   Types of business software databases

o   Design considerations


An alternative qualification offered at KS4 is the Welsh Board Entry Level Pathways Qualification in ICT. The following units are covered:


·      Improving productivity using ICT

·      Using Word Processing Software

·      Using Presentation Software

·      IT User fundamentals

·      Spreadsheet software