Communications (French, Spanish, ICT, Computer Science, Creative iMedia and Business Studies)
In an increasingly global and digital world, it is important for our young people to develop practical communication skills including being able to interact with people from other cultures and languages, and using computers to achieve a variety of goals.
How we deliver these subjects:
- Year 7 have two lessons per week in French or Spanish, and one lesson per week covering elements of ICT, computer science and digital literacy, such as e-safety.
- Year 8 have two lessons per week in French or Spanish, and two lesson per week covering elements of ICT, computer science and digital literacy, such as e-safety.
- Years 9, 10 and 11: those choosing communications subjects will have two lessons per week for each communications option they choose.
What our students study:
The links below will open a PDF file which explains what knowledge, understanding and skills students learn about in each subject, as well as how they are assessed.
Qualifications delivered by the Communications Learning Zone:
- GCSE French (AQA)
- GCSE Spanish (AQA)
- GCSE Computer Science (OCR)
- GCSE ICT (Edexcel) – this will be phased out after our current Year 11 students complete the course.
- Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia (OCR)
- Certificate in Digital Applications or ‘CiDA’ (Edexcel)
- GCSE Business Studies (Edexcel)