Year 8 Computing

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

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

Developing Office Skiils from YR7. You will explore more advanced features of Word and Excel. Your end of section assessment is an old GCSE Spreadsheet test.

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.

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