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What will my child learn in year 11?

Term 1

Computer Science:

Non-Examination Assessment

  • Development – the iterative development with code explanations
  • Testing and remedial actions – a log of successful tests including correcting any errors
  • Evaluation – a review of the success criteria that have been met.

Facilities of languages

  • Levels of programming languages
  • Translators

Term 2

Computer Science:

Computer Networks

  • Wired and wireless networks
  • Network topologies, protocols & layers
  • Network and system security

Term 3

Computer Science:

Data representation

  • Units and the binary number system
  • Binary arithmetic
  • The hexadecimal number system
  • How characters are represented in a computer system
  • How images are represented in a computer system
  • How sound is represented in a computer system
  • The need and types of compression 

Term 4

Computer Science:

Course revision

Term 5

Computer Science:

Course revision

Term 6

Computer Science:

Course completed