Subject – Information Technology and Communication

“Information Technology and Communication is a subject vital to our lives today. It develops a wide range of skills that are used in all other subjects. There is a clear progression in our lessons, and each module is divided into the stages of design, implementation and evaluation. Information Technology will prepare our young people for their future. It ensures that they are able to adapt in a technological world, where a fast response to changes and the ability to acquire information are key skills."

Departmental staff

Subject Leader : Mr Aled Evans

Teacher of ICT: Mr Kerry Lerwill

Key Stage 3: Year 7 & 8

Year 7

Area of study: Communication

Winter Term: Study Systems and Networking, use word processor to create a range of documents.

Easter Term: Programming an interactive card in “Scratch”

Summer Term: E-Safety and the Macs

Year 8

Area of study: Databases

Term 1: Query a Database of famous people

Term 2: Create a database of my friends

Term 3: Project Sherlock


How can you support your child in this subject?

<!--[if !supportLists]-->-  <!--[endif]-->If you have a computer at home, please ensure it is in your living room.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- Sit with your child at the computer; ask them to teach you what they have learnt.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- If you do not have a computer at home please encourage your child to make use of local facilities where computers maybe used free of charge.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- Ensure that you have parental controls on all devices with access to the internet.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- Install a firewall and anti-virus software – many are available free of charge.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- Teach your child to keep backups of their work and not to use a memory stick as permanent storage.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->- Develop your own ICT skills.





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