Recent Updates and Announcements
|April 2021||UPDATED : Big fix made to Opening and Closing Tags drag and drop activity
UPDATED : Homepage design and course navigation
NEW : Year 9 project covering Binary Addition, Fixed-Length Strings, Overflow, and Binary Shift
NEW : Year 9 project covering real-world logic circuits, NAND Gates, NOR Gates, and Truth Tables
|March 2021||NEW : New Year 7 project theme of changing technology, including the pioneers of computer science, changes in mobile technology, and a virtual tour of the National Museum of Computing
UPDATED : Year 7 von Neumann Architecture project, including new mini website content, lesson plans, and learning activities.
UPDATED : Year 7/8 Small Basic project, including new lesson plans, updated mini website, revision games, and complete the code activities
UPDATED : Year 8 Logic Gates project, including new practical tasks, online assessments, revision games, and lesson quizzes.
BUG FIXES : Mini website questions so answers no longer need to be case sensitive.
|February 2021||NEW : Cambridge Nationals mini websites for LO6 Understanding Different Methods of Processing Data and Presenting Information. Take a look here.
NEW : Cambridge Nationals mini website for LO7 : Be able to Select and Present Information in the Development of a Solution to meet an Identified Need using Presentation Software. Take a look here.
UPDATED : Year 8 project IT's Logical including an introduction to logic gates, logic circuits, and truth tables. Take a look here.
UPDATED : Year 7 project on How the Internet Works. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : Year 7 project on how the Internet and the World Wide Web Work, including new lesson activities and lesson PowerPoints
UPDATED : Year 8 project on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, including new lesson activities on Moore's Law and the Turing Test
NEW : Revision game modules added for word searches, crosswords, Millionaire, Snakes and Ladders, and Space Invaders
NEW : Revision quiz module added
NEW : Year 9 project on Binary Logic and Logic Circuits. Take a look here.
|January 2021||UPDATED : Year 7 e-safety unit on Mobile Apps. New unplugged activities added, plus lessons on managing mobile phone safety and using social media apps. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : Year 7 E-Safety unit on Mobile Apps. New revision activities added on age and content ratings for apps. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : Site services and plugins for Microsoft 365 Integration, user authentication, course enrollment without a user name, text filters, exam-style questions module, code runner plugin, and course games
NEW : New course revision game Stash added
|December 2020||NEW : New and updated revision notes on Threats to Data and Freedom of Information Act for Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies LO1 revision notes. Click here to take a look.
|November 2020||NEW : Cambridge Nationals database software tutorials using MS Access. Click here to take a look.
NEW : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies database tutorials and activities for LO5 using MS Access
UPDATED : Year 8 networking added video from RaspberryPi about everyday networks.
|October 2020||UPDATED : Year 9 Pseudocode lessons, including new practical activities to convert flow charts to pseudocode and pseudocode into Python code
NEW : Updated Python TryIT editor for practical coding activities
NEW : 19 new homework tasks based on exam questions for Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies (teacher access only)
UPDATED : Year 7 encryption project now has a new video on how Alan Turing's Bombe Machine worked
|August 2020||UPDATED : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies LO7. New Tutorials and practical activities covering page breaks, section breaks, heading styles, content pages, and front cover pages. Click here to take a look.|
|September 2020||UPDATED : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technology LO7. New tutorials and online practical activities for comments and tracking changes in documents. Click here to take a look.|
|April 2020||NEW : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies
Spreadsheet tutorials on importing data, exporting data and external links
NEW : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies spreadsheet tutorials on Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
|May 2020||UPDATED : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies - new spreadsheet and data modeling tutorials covering PivotTables, PivotCharts, Dynamic Charts, and What-If Scenarios
UPDATED : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies - new spreadsheet and data modeling tutorial on Scenario Summary Reports
NEW : Over 40 HTML and CSS tutorials and interactive activities added to Year 8. Take a look here.
NEW : Teaching resources and ideas for HTML and CSS
|June 2020||NEW : Word Processing tutorials and activities added to Year 9. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : 20 new tutorials and practical activities for MS Word covering paragraph formatting and page setup. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : 27 new MS Word tutorials and practical activities focusing on adding and formatting images and shapes. Click here to take a look.
NEW : Cambridge Nationals in Information Technologies. New tutorials and practical activities for LO4 using word processors, including importing text, text to tables, footnotes, endnotes, indexes, mail merge, and mail merge rules. Click here to take a look.
|July 2020||UPDATED : The Year 8 Data Representation unit has been updated to include new paper-based activities and online activities with instant feedback. A new lesson on resolution, color depth, and pixel density has also been added. Click here to take a look.
NEW : Embedding and linking tutorials and practical activities added to Cambridge Nationals LO7 section. Click here to take a look.
UPDATED : Year 7 Scratch programming Alien Splat Game. Click here to take a look.