ECDL at Newhaven School

Year 9 Computing (ECDL IT)

TermUnitAssessment PiecesSpeaking & ListeningLiteracy/Numeracy fociOutcomes for studentsAchievement and Enjoyment (Growth)Opportunities for differentiationOpportunities to apply and enrich learning
Autumn 1Presentations (PowerPoint)5 L1 Practise Tests, 5 L2 Practise TestsSpeaking and listening (Pair work for skills audit)Literacy (Using key words when describing work)

Numeracy (Charts and figures in presentation)
Working with Presentations
Enhancing Productivity
Presentation Views
Master Slide
Handling Text
Formatting
Lists
Tables
Using Charts
Complimenting (peer assessment of PowerPoints)

Asking for help (from teacher or peers)

Waiting (for help if class busy)
Work will be assessed at either Level 1 or Level 2 proficiency and the final level for entry will be decided after Spring 2.Students can produce Powerpoints on a range of subjects to fit in with other subjects.
Autumn 2Word Processing (Word)5 L1 Practise Tests, 5 L2 Practise TestsGroup work (Class opinion / discussion on tasks and how to achieve the objectives)Literacy (Using key words in Word Processing Tasks)

Numeracy (Further use of charts and figures in documents)
Working with Documents
Enhancing Productivity
Document Creation
Formatting
Paragraphs
Prepare Outputs
Working in a group (group task set)

Responding (to changes/improvements suggested by teacher)
Work will be assessed at either Level 1 or Level 2 proficiency and the final level for entry will be decided after Spring 2.Students could word-process and assignments for English / Business / Arts Award.
Spring 1Spreadsheets (Excel)5 L1 Practise Tests, 5 L2 Practise TestsTo take turns (waiting turn before demonstrating to class an aspect of Excel)Literacy (Understanding the phraseology of Spreadsheets – formulas, functions, cells, etc)

Numeracy (Heavy emphasis on charts and figures in this section)
Working with Spreadsheets
Enhancing Productivity
Insert, Select
Copy, Move, Delete
Formulas and Functions
Alignment, Border Effects
Charts
Prepare Outputs
To take turns (waiting turn before demonstrating to class an aspect of Excel)Work will be assessed at either Level 1 or Level 2 proficiency and the final level for entry will be decided after Spring 2.Students could create a spreadsheet with statistical data for Science or Maths purposes.
Spring 2Improving Productivity Using I.T.5 L1 Practise Tests, 5 L2 Practise TestsSpeaking and listening (Pupil led presentations on exam techniques / tips)Literacy (Decoding the assessment brief, picking out the key terms and requests)

Numeracy (Creation and manipulation of numerical data)
Real – Life IT ScenariosWorking in a team/pairs (group tasks set)

Waiting and responding
Work will be assessed at either Level 1 or Level 2 proficiency and the final level for entry will be decided after Spring 2.Project scenarios can be tailored to individual or subject need.
Summer 1Exam Practise20 L1 Practise Tests
20 L2 Practise Tests
Speaking and listening (Pupil led presentations on exam techniques / tips)Literacy (Understanding the key parts of the questions)

Numeracy (carrying out the data tasks as required)
ECDL online Diagnostic Exams with full feedback.To accept the success of others (public displays of mock exam marks)Students will be entered either for the Level 1 or Level 2 certification.N/A
Summer 2Exams4 x 45minute online examsSpeaking and listening (Pupil led presentations on exam techniques / tips).Speaking and listening (Pupil led presentations on exam techniques / tips)ECDL online certification.Complimenting (results)Students working on BTEC Science papers.N/A