|Year 13 Curriculum Outlines|
|Art and Design|
Introduction and Aims
In Year 13 students continue to work towards the EDEXCEL A2 in Applied ICT. This is a fully accredited A-Level course counting towards students' UCAS points for entry into British Universities at the end of Year 13.
The Edexcel GCE in Applied ICT has been developed to provide a broad educational basis for further training, further education or for moving into appropriate employment within the ICT sector. They have been designed to be delivered in a work-related context and to allow learners to develop an understanding of the ICT sector
Students will receive 7 periods of formal teaching per week but will also need to undertake additional study and develop their e-portfolios which should count for at least a further 5-6 hours per week in school and an additional 5-6 hours a week at home.
UNIT 7 ASSESSMENT
This unit is externally assessed through a 10 hour practical examination
MANAGING IT PROJECTS
DESIGNING REAL SOLUTIONS
The AS course is externally assessed by EDEXCEL. Students will be expected to complete projects of at least 60 hours each in Terms 1 and 2. This coursework will be internally moderated and sent to EDEXCEL for marking.
Students must also sit a 10hr assessment for Unit 7
Learners who would most benefit fom a GCE in Applied ICT are likely to have:
IGCSE in ICT (Grades A*-C) AND 5 IGCSEs at grade A*-C