Key Stage 3
Students are taught computational thinking. The skills they are taught are used to create digital artefacts such as games and apps
In year 7 students discover how versatile Scratch is and develop the skills to make a fully playable game. The also create an interactive maze and learn how to edit images using Photoshop. Students learn about file structures, e-safety and how networks work. They will also be coding on the new BBC Micro-bit.
Year 9 sees students advancing their programming skills to use Python. They edit a film using Serif Moviemaker. Students also learn about Databases and types of communications hardware. All year 9 students program Lego robots and the UCL created Engduinos in a specially designed session in the hall.