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Welcome to the ICT and Business Studies Department

 

ICT / Computing Overview

The three main strands within computing have been identified as follows:-

ICT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer science is the scientific and practical study of computation: what can be computed, how to compute it, and how computation may be applied to the solution of problems.

Information technology is concerned with how computers and telecommunications equipment work, and how they may be applied to the storage, retrieval, transmission and manipulation of data.

Digital literacy is the ability to effectively, responsibly, safely and critically navigate, evaluate and create digital artefacts using a range of digital technologies

 

ICT Mission Statement

To provide a broad and balanced ICT curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils

To provide the necessary skills and understanding to enable pupils to develop world ICT skills

To provide an environment that is positive, safe and inspiring in its use of ICT

To facilitate a pupil’s development into confident, competent and autonomous users of ICT.

 

BIS Missions Statement

To help students to appreciate that business studies is a subject that opens up many gateways and opportunities for them to explore as future careers as well as developing their understanding of the dynamics within our economy and globally.  We will use real world business and economic issues to support theory and ensure all students develop the relevant knowledge and skills needed for value added attainment.

 

Computer Studies- Mission Statement

  • Gives learners a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works
  • Provides excellent preparation for higher study and employment in Computer Science
  • Gives learners a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works

Computing Workshop at Huddersfield New College

Image16Year 9 Computing students visited Huddersfield New College for a Computing Workshop. The aim of the visit was to give our students the opportunity to experience how college environment is.

Students were taken on a  tour of the college to show them the facilities available. Students learnt how to put a Ethernet cable together, text based programming as well a programming Lego robots to perform certain actions. Students also had experience of the enrichment programme that is offered at post 16.

Click here to see the photos from the visit.

Year 11 ICT Revision

Year 11 ICT Revision

Year 11 students will be taking their GCSE R001 examination on Thursday 7th January. 

In order to help students to prepare for this important external examination the ICT department are running catch up session at the following times:-

Tuesday 5th January 3:10 – 4:10 in the Salendine Hall – for ALL STUDENTS

Wednesday 6th January 3:10 – 4:10 in the Salendine Hall – for ALL STUDENTS

Thursday 7th January 8:00 to 8:40 in the Salendine Hall – for ALL STUDENTS

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