At Key Stage 4, we study the BTEC Digital Information Technology specification.
Students will learn a strong mix of creative design and technical knowledge.
This course is made of the following:
Component 1: Exploring User Interface Design Principles and Project Planning Techniques
Aim: how to project plan the design and development of a user interface Assessment: internally assessed assignment(s)
Weighting: 30% of total course.
Component 2: Collecting, Presenting and Interpreting Data.
Aim: process and interpret data and draw conclusions Assessment: internally assessed assignment(s)
Weighting: 30% of total course
Component 3: Effective Digital Working Practices
Aim: explore how organisations use digital systems and the wider implications associated with their use Assessment: scenario-based external 1hr 30 min written exam where students demonstrate their knowledge to propose digital solutions to realistic situations.
Weighting: 40% of total course