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Guru Nanak Multi Academy Trust

Computing

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Key Stage 3

As part of the curriculum at KS3, students do units of study using Notepad++ and Python. Students are encouraged to download this software at home in order that they may practice knowledge and skills acquired during lessons.

www.python.org

www.notepad-plus-plus.org

We also actively encourage students to use the following website for research and revision of topics covered:

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zvc9q6f

Some useful sites for students to practise their coding are:

www.khanacademy.org

www.codecademy.com

Both of the above are free and students simply need to sign up in order to set up an account.

The following is full of resources for students using BBC microbit (all Year 8s have one of these devices and students in other year groups will be introduced to these during the course of KS3).

www.microbit.org

BBC Click is an invaluable source of up to date news regarding what is happening with technology today.

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m9ry

 

 

Key Stage 4

 

For those students following the GCSE Computer Science curriculum, they should continue to benefit from:

www.python.org

www.notepad-plus-plus.org

 

We also actively encourage students to use the following websites for research and revision of topics covered:

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z34k7ty

 

Some useful sites for students to practise their coding are:

www.khanacademy.org

www.codecademy.com

Both of the above are free and students simply need to sign up in order to set up an account.

 

BBC Click is an invaluable source of up to date news regarding what is happening with technology today.

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m9ry

 

For those students following the BTEC ICT, they should continue to benefit from using the following sites which will be invaluable for research and to consolidate learning covered in class.

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m9ry

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zqmtsbk (ICT)

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z34k7ty (Computer Science)