IT

Exam board: OCR

 

Year 12

  Topic taught
Term 1 Unit 1 - Information Technology - Understand computer hardware.  Unit 2 - Global Information - Understand where information is held globally and how it is transmitted.
Term 2 Unit 1 - Information Technology - Understand computer software.  Unit 2 - Global Information - Understand the styles, classification and the management of global information. 
Term 3 Unit 1 - Information Technology - Understand business IT systems. Unit 2 - Global Information - Understand the use of global information and the benefits to individuals and organisations.  
Term 4 Unit 1 - Information Technology - Understand employability and communication skills used in an IT environment. Unit 2 - Global Information - Understand the legal and regulatory framework governing the storage and use of global information. 
Term 5 Unit 1 - Information Technology - Understand ethical and operational issues and threats to computer systems. Unit 2 - Global Information - Understand the process flow of information and  the principles of information security.
Term 6 Unit 6, 9 and 21 skill building  Unit 6, 9 and 21 skill building 

 

Year 13

  Topic taught
Terms 1-5 Unit 6, 9 and 21 covered by an Individual Project which is structured into 5 Phases which are:  Research Phase; Initiation Phase; Planning Phase; Execution Phase and a Maintainance Phase