Year 8 Computing

Familiarise yourself and recap the importance of some of the key components of a computer system.

Understand how to stay safe on the Internet, and learn about how computers and other devices communicate.

Become familiar with the Python programming language and start to develop your understanding of some of the key programming concepts.

Develop your own programs for the BBC micro:bit.

Continue to develop your understanding of the scratch programming language.

This unit is to be used if the set of micro:bits are in use by another group.