KS3

Computer Science

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr R West
Teacher of Computer Science and ICT
rwe@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr I Patel
Teacher of Computer Science and ICT
ipa@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Year 7

Term 1
Introduction to coding with Blockly
www.learnlearn.co.uk/blockly

Developing coding skills with Turtle
www.learnlearn.co.uk/turtle

Term 2
Marvellous microcontrollers
www.learnlearn.co.uk/microbit

Term 3
Introduction to mobile app development with Appshed
www.learnlearn.co.uk/appshed

Year 8

Term 1
Game development with Scratch
www.learnlearn.co.uk/scratch

Term 2
Bits, bytes and binary – an introduction to data representation
www.learnlearn.co.uk/binary

Term 3
Advanced mobile apps with App Inventor
www.learnlearn.co.uk/appinventor

Year 9

Term 1
Introduction to Python Programming
www.learnlearn.co.uk/python

Term 2
HTML and CSS
www.learnlearn.co.uk/html

Introduction to algorithms
www.learnlearn.co.uk/algorithms

Term 3
ICT Study Skills
www.learnlearn.co.uk/studyskills

Digital citizen video development
www.learnlearn.co.uk/digitalcitizen

How and when is my child assessed?

The Computer Science department assess pupils in Key Stage 3 every half-term following the Lancashire Assessment model. Over the course of an academic year we assess the full range of Computer Science skills, culminating in an end of year assessment.