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03/06/20

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03/06/20

Support for families : https://t.co/d52ZiiVSB2

03/06/20

This week we are promoting Child Safety Week. PDC lessons will concentrate on activities to keep students safe during lockdown. https://t.co/DaQ0NsDCUK

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01/06/20

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A from GCSE PE student Ben H (yr 10) who has been spending time in his home gym keeping strong and healthy during lockdown...well done Ben! https://t.co/JUZYtFiThR

01/06/20

Proud of our students: ‘We can not thank you enough for the wonderful generosity that has been shown to Milton Public School, Australia. Your donation is hugely appreciated and so touching. ’

24/05/20

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Wishing all Twickenham School community a lovely half term. Stay safe.

20/05/20

Mental Health Week 18-24 May. This years theme is kindness. This is at the heart of the Twickenham School values.

19/05/20

Twickenham students , look after yourselves, we’re here if you need us.

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15/05/20

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So proud of Hannah McCallum-Benson- playing beautifully for the NHS. https://t.co/WCxYLg1SF3

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15/05/20

Sami’s Harb (Year 7) sent us a lovely poem questioning her fascination for those furry little creatures. https://t.co/Ld6paN9SQQ

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15/05/20

Maisie Lynne Gibbons (Year 7) has 3 new butterflies that hatched this week. https://t.co/PtctlxSJRd

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15/05/20

A poem by Maya Lall Year 7 https://t.co/WSVNc45BCd

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13/05/20

Eloise Coe Brenchley (yr7) has been busy in lockdown. The below picture is her submission for the PE departments challenge. https://t.co/aE1Ika6sIv

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12/05/20

Skye Ridler (Yr 7) organised and held a VE Day street party for her neighbours, then extended the celebrations to the elderly residents at Alms House. The party included 1940s music, singing and dancing. Skye has also been knitting for the NHS. Well done ! https://t.co/NHN5Zd9c4H

11/05/20

Shakespeare’s Globe is now showcasing their Macbeth performance from 7pm tonight for 2 weeks. For our KS3 especially it would be great to sit down and enjoy this performance. https://t.co/XkWUSPmaf6

07/05/20

Please enter our school to win National Book Token for our library https://t.co/8rUlfXQ2MN

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05/05/20

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Computer Science

 

What we will do:

The Twickenham School Computer Science Department will follow the whole school policy for curriculum provision. In addition to this, the computer science department will also:

The key concepts of computational thinking – for example, thought process, abstraction, decomposition, algorithmic thinking, evaluation and generalisation – are embedded throughout the course.

By teaching the broader principles of computing – for example, binary, iteration in programming and computer architecture, we will be developing students’ computational thinking abilities. And, by developing students’ computational thinking abilities, we will provide them with the problem solving tools to approach programming tasks with confidence and to make the outcomes meaningful. We have therefore selected programming languages appropriate to the task and which facilitate teaching the concepts, rather than teaching a range of languages.

Specialist teaching

Key Stage 3

For years 7 to 9 students are taught as a carousel amongst two other subjects and each complete one full term of computer science taught by a Computer Science teacher

Twickenham School Computer Science Department delivers key stage 3 across three years in years 7, 8 and 9. The curriculum fully complies with the national curriculum and is sequenced to ensure that topics are delivered in a logical way in order to develop students’ knowledge and skills. The curriculum is also being developed to ensure early introduction on knowledge and skills relevant to GCSE Computer Science, for example, by introducing some of the programming language such as python.

Year 7   - Introduction to Scratch Programming –  learning to

  1. Remember how to input values into scratch, where our inputs are stored and how to output values onto the screen
  2. Remember how computers store data
  3. Remember how computers make decisions
  4. Understand how computers may use more than 1 variable
  5. Understand how operators work in scratch
  • Understand the hardware and software components that make up computer systems, and how they communicate with one another and with other systems

Year 8 – The students in Y8 will learn the binary system

  • Understand the binary number system
  • Understand how to add binary number together
  • Understand that computers ONLY KNOW BINARY
  • Understand that in a computer system, characters are represented by binary numbers
  • Introduction to Python – students learn to
  • what know Python is
  • how to program outputs in python,
  • how to program inputs in python,
  • the need to store inputs and inputs into variables in python

Year 9 – Students will learn to understand computer networks by

  • Understand what a network is
  • Understand what advantages and disadvantages networking brings
  • Understand the devices needed to produce a computer network
    • Understand the difference between a LAN and a WAN
    • Understand what the internet actually is
    • Understand how data travels around the internet

Build on Python skills by

  • Revise how programs make decisions
  • Revise how to program IF statements
  • Understand how to program multiple IF Statements
  • Understand what a loop is in a program and where we may use one each time we go on the computer.
  • Understand how to program a while loop in program

 

Key Stage 4

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

10

Problem Solving

Describe what an Algorithm is and what they are used for

Express Algorithms as Flowcharts and Pseudo code

Decomposition and Abstraction

 

Programming

Explain the difference between Algorithms and programs

Code an Algorithm in a High level language

Describe the characteristics of data types

Use Sequence, Selection and Iteration

Data

Explain why computers use Binary to represent data and program instructions

Describe how computers represent and manipulate numbers

Convert between Binary and Denary whole numbers 0-255

Computers

Describe the Input – Process – Output model

Describe the function of Hardware components of a computer system

Construct Truth tables for a given Logic statement

Communication

Describe the different types of Networks and usage models

Describe the characteristics of Network topology:

Star

Bus

Mesh

Describe why Network security is important

Describe what the internet is and how it is structured

Big picture

Explain how the manufacture use and disposal of computing technology damages the environment

Explain why computing technology poses a threat to privacy

 

11

NEA

NEA

Problem solving

Programming

Data

Computers

Communication

Big Picture

Revision