KS3 Computing

Topics covered at KS3 - Years 7 - 9

Year 7

Autumn Term

Introduction to Network & STAR, Baseline Assessment and Skills Audit

Users of ICT in the wider world (email, staying safe)

Presentation of E-Safety

Spring Term

Designing a new logo for CEOP

Data handling - Superheroes theme

Summer Term

Control & Sequencing


Year 8

Project on setting up a Fast Food Business - various tasks

Autumn Term

Market Research - Desk and Field Research

Facts V Opinion Presentation (Powerpoint) - Is fast food good for you?

Business Location

Spring Term

Business Competitors (Database)

Finding the Finance (Spreadsheet)

Business Plan competition in conjunction with RBS

Summer Term

Marketing - (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion)

Costings & Cash flow Forcecast (Speadsheet)


Website Design

Year 9

Project on setting up a Haunted Hotel - various tasks

Autumn Term

Internet Research - business properties

Corporate Image, Business Documents


Business Finance, Cash Flow & Business Plan

Spring Term

Advertising Media


Design Work

Booking System (Database) including Mail-Merge

Summer Term

Control & Sequencing Website or Video