Important Notice

For the attention of all EGA Parents

Wednesday 29th March 2017, 5:30pm - 7pm - Year 11 Parent's Evening - All Parents are welcome to attend.

Last day of Term - Friday 31st March 2017, please note students will be dismissed at 12:10pm. Please read our PDF iconEnd of Term Letter for more information.

Easter Half Term Break commences 01st April 2017 - 17th April 2017.

Staff Inset Day - Tuesday 18th April 2017, The school will be closed to all students. School resumes as normal Wednesday 19th April 2017, 8:20am.

Reminder: Please sign Student Planners! One of the easiest ways of keeping in touch with your child’s progress is to make sure that you have signed their planner. You can leave notes in the planner if you wish to communicate with your child’s tutor or subject teachers and keep an eye on how much homework  is being set.

We monitor our student’s planners every week and, when we see your signature, we know that we are supporting each other with your child’s education.

ICT

Welcome to Evelyn Grace Academy’s Computing and ICT Department

The Computing & ICT department aims to engage and inspire students while educating about computing and ICT skills that will help them to succeed academically. We offer the new computing curriculum at key stage 3 focusing on computational thinking.  At Key stage 4 we tap into the curiosity that delivers skills and knowledge for problem solving in life through methodical approach. Most importantly we try to impart a passion for computing in their future endeavours.

Subject Aims:

  • To develop independent learners with solid problem solving skills through computational thinking
  • To develop computer programming skills that will lay a foundation for future uptake at higher education level.
  • To introduce and develop students understand of the inner workings of computer systems
  • For all students to become effective users of  ICT
  • For students to be able to apply their ICT skills confidently to a wide range of projects across other subjects 

Our Head of Department is Mr Gyebi-Ababio

KS3 Curriculum

Year 7-9 have one dedicated 50 minute lesson each week.

Year 7

Autumn 1 eSafety 

Faking_IT  Graphics

Autumn 2 Understanding Computers (hardware, software, CPU, Binary, Binary addition)
Spring 1 Flowol (Flowcharts, pseudo code)
Spring 2 Programming (Scratch to Python)
Summer 1 Building Websites
Summer 2 spreadsheet/End of year assessment

Year 8

Term Topic/Application
Autumn 1 eSafety 

Faking_IT  Graphics

Autumn 2 Podcasting
Spring 1 Networks
Spring 2 Programming -Python
Summer 1 Database
Summer 2 HTML/ End of year assessments

 

Year 9

Lesson Topic/Application
AUT1 Data representation
AUT2 Programming - Python
SPR1 Databases
SPR2 Building a computer
SUM1 Spreadsheets
SUM2 Computing Project

KS4 Curriculum

Our students follow one of the following: Cambridge Nationals Certificate/Diploma available at KS4 or GCSE Computing

Year 10

Cambridge Nationals Certificate/Diploma

Autumn 1: Hardware and Networks
Autumn 2: Using ICT to create business solutions
Spring 1: Using ICT to create business solutions
Spring 2: Creating Digital images
Summer 1: Creating Digital images
Summer 2: Handling Databases

GCSE Computing

Autumn 1: Computer Systems
Autumn 2: Computer Systems
Spring 1: Programming
Spring 2: Programming
Summer 1: Practical investigation
Summer 2: Revision

Year 11

Cambridge Nationals Certificate/Diploma

Autumn 1: Handling Databases
Autumn 2: Understanding computer systems
Spring 1: handling data using spreadsheets
Spring 2: Introduction to programming
Summer 1: Creating Digital images
Summer 2: Exam period & re- sit preparation

GCSE Computing

Autumn 1: Using ICT to create business solutions
Autumn 2: Understanding computer systems
Spring 1: Hardware and Networks
Spring 2: Hardware and Networks
Summer 1: Creating interactive products
Summer 2: Exam period & re- sit preparation

How to support your child: