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I am a Computer Science and ICT Teacher in Essex. I am Head of ICT and in charge of creating resources for students aged 11 to 16. I have many years experience teaching Computer Science and ICT and working with both gifted and talented students as well as those less able. All my resources are currently being used and are now available to purchase. If you download any of my resources, for free or paid, I would really appreciate a positive review, to build my shop further. Thank you.

I am a Computer Science and ICT Teacher in Essex. I am Head of ICT and in charge of creating resources for students aged 11 to 16. I have many years experience teaching Computer Science and ICT and working with both gifted and talented students as well as those less able. All my resources are currently being used and are now available to purchase. If you download any of my resources, for free or paid, I would really appreciate a positive review, to build my shop further. Thank you.
Computer Science: Intro to Computing [L2]
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Computer Science: Intro to Computing [L2]

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This Computer Science Scheme of Work is Lesson 2 of a 7 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on an introduction to Computer Science, so is ideally suited for Year 7 students. It is a great introductory resource into Computer Science for Year 7 students. This is lesson 2 of the 7 lesson course. Lesson 2 covers: Input, Output and Storage Devices Understanding the differences Recognising Input, Output and Storage devices Completing a differentiated task on the computer systems Lesson 2 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this entire Scheme of Work covers include: Hardware and Software Input, Output and Storage Devices Secondary Storage (Magnetic, Optical and Solid State) Primary Storage (RAM and ROM) Internal Components of a PC (PSU, CPU, Motherboard, Heat Sink, RAM, ROM and the Hard drive) Fetch, Decode and Execute cycle Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homeworks which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher and Word. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individually lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Coding in HTML
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Coding in HTML

5 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 5 week SOW for Coding in HTML. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 33%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Complete ICT KS3 SOW: Photoshop and Flash
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Complete ICT KS3 SOW: Photoshop and Flash

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This bundle comprises the entire 6 week SOW for Photoshop and Flash. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 25%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Digital Literacy
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Digital Literacy

5 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 7 week SOW for Digital Literacy and E-Safety. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 38%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
OCR Creative iMedia R081: Pre-Production L1
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OCR Creative iMedia R081: Pre-Production L1

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OCR Creative iMedia: R081 Pre-Production Skills Lesson 1 This ICT Scheme of Work is a 5 week project for KS4 students (who have 2 lessons a week). This Scheme of Work was created to introduce students to the OCR Creative iMedia course, focusing on the module R081; Pre-Production skills. It focuses on introducing students to this mandatory module, to give them a good overview on many of the principles of R081 while creating engaging and enjoyable lessons, with many practical tasks that need to be completed. It includes a 4 lesson project at the end of the scheme of work, where students can put their understanding to practice, creating various pre-production elements. This is lesson 1 of the 10 lesson course. Lesson 1 covers an introduction to Moodboards. The lesson includes examples, an explanation and then a task that the students must complete. Lesson 1 is free! The other lessons are available at a low price, and to grab a bargain, select the bundle package. The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Understanding moodboards Looking at mind maps (spider diagrams) Creating and understanding storyboards Focusing on camera angles Looking at different camera shots and focus Learning about scripts Four lesson project The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Word. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individual lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Programming in Kodu
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Programming in Kodu

5 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 7 week SOW for Programming in Kodu. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 33%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Computer Science: Intro to Communications [L1]
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Computer Science: Intro to Communications [L1]

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This Computer Science Scheme of Work is a 5 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on introducing computing communications, such as the internet, the world wide web, computer networks, etc, so is ideally suited for Year 8 students. This is lesson 1 of the 5 lesson course. Lesson 1 covers: What the internet is Introducing the World Wide Web (www) Looking at Computer Networks Discussing advantages and disadvantages of computer networks Lesson 1 is free! The other lessons are available at a low price, and to grab a bargain, select the bundle package. The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: What the internet is Introducing the World Wide Web (www) Looking at Computer Networks Discussing advantages and disadvantages of computer networks Understand Wired and Wireless devices Looking at computer hardware that is required to create a network Analysing how devices communicate in a home Looking at the cabling system that spans the world Understanding the term bandwidth Comparing upload and download speeds Looking at how fibre optic replaced copper cabling Analysing what buffering is, why it happens and why it is so annoying Understanding the term topology Comparing standalone to networked computers Looking at LAN and WAN Studying Bus, Ring and Star topologies Analysing a client server and peer-to-peer network Looking at the advantages and disadvantages of each system Understanding about cloud computing Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homeworks which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Publisher. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students.
Complete OCR Creative iMedia R081
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Complete OCR Creative iMedia R081

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This bundle comprises the entire 5 week SOW for OCR Creative iMedia R081 Pre-Production skills. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 50%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Algorithms in Scratch
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Algorithms in Scratch

5 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 6 week SOW for Algorithms in Scratch. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 17%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Computer Science: Digital Literacy [L1]
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Computer Science: Digital Literacy [L1]

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This Computer Science Scheme of Work is Lesson 1 of a 7 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on basic ICT skills, so is ideally suited for Year 7 students. It is a great introductory resource for new Year 7 students. This is lesson 1 of the 7 lesson course. Lesson 1 covers: Understanding how to login to the School Network Creating a structured folder management system Learning to stay safe in the ICT classroom Lesson 1 is free! The other lessons are available at a low price, and to grab a bargain, select the bundle package. The skills this entire Scheme of Work covers include: Logging into the School Network Deciding class rules Creating folders Staying safe in the ICT Classroom Keyboard Shortcuts Skills using Microsoft Word Skills using Microsoft PowerPoint Staying Safe Online Cyber Bullying Skills using Microsoft Publisher Using Technology securely (Passwords, Emails, Viruses) Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homeworks which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher and Word. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students.
ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L6]
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ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L6]

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This ICT Scheme of Work is a 6 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on graphical manipulation and animation using Adobe Photoshop and Flash so is ideally suited for Year 8 students, although no prior knowledge is required as this SOW provides detailed step-by-step instructions on all the tasks. This is lesson 6 of the 6 lesson course. Lesson 6 covers: Understanding what backdrops are Creating a backdrop to give the “illusion” of the animated object moving All step-by-step instructions are included that demonstrate how this can be achieved Lesson 6 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Understanding pixels, resolution and pixilation Looking at aspect ratio and the importance of maintaining it Learning about Photoshop layers and how they are used to create complex images Looking at the Magic wand tool Understanding brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and colour balance Mini project: Creating a unique image using all the skills from the previous lessons Understanding what animation is Looking at Flash layers and how locking and hiding them helps Understanding how to create basic shapes in Flash Analysing the different tweening techniques and understanding what they are Understanding what backdrops are Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. All tasks, whether in Photoshop or Flash, include detailed step-by-step instructions. Teachers can demonstrate the process themselves and then allow the students to use the step-by-step guides to complete the challenges themselves. Extension resources are available throughout the lessons to support the more capable student. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homework’s which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However, these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However, if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. In addition, the Photoshop and Flash files that are part of the varying challenges and tasks (as well as the demonstrations) are included, reducing teacher time as the resources don’t need to be created. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Publisher. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individual lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L4]
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ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L4]

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This ICT Scheme of Work is a 6 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on graphical manipulation and animation using Adobe Photoshop and Flash so is ideally suited for Year 8 students, although no prior knowledge is required as this SOW provides detailed step-by-step instructions on all the tasks. This is lesson 4 of the 6 lesson course. Lesson 4 covers: Understanding what animation is Looking at Flash layers and how locking and hiding them helps Understanding how to create basic shapes in Flash Lesson 4 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Understanding pixels, resolution and pixilation Looking at aspect ratio and the importance of maintaining it Learning about Photoshop layers and how they are used to create complex images Looking at the Magic wand tool Understanding brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and colour balance Mini project: Creating a unique image using all the skills from the previous lessons Understanding what animation is Looking at Flash layers and how locking and hiding them helps Understanding how to create basic shapes in Flash Analysing the different tweening techniques and understanding what they are Understanding what backdrops are Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. All tasks, whether in Photoshop or Flash, include detailed step-by-step instructions. Teachers can demonstrate the process themselves and then allow the students to use the step-by-step guides to complete the challenges themselves. Extension resources are available throughout the lessons to support the more capable student. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homework’s which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However, these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However, if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. In addition, the Photoshop and Flash files that are part of the varying challenges and tasks (as well as the demonstrations) are included, reducing teacher time as the resources don’t need to be created. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Publisher. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individual lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L3]
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ICT: Photoshop and Flash [L3]

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This ICT Scheme of Work is a 6 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on graphical manipulation and animation using Adobe Photoshop and Flash so is ideally suited for Year 8 students, although no prior knowledge is required as this SOW provides detailed step-by-step instructions on all the tasks. This is lesson 3 of the 6 lesson course. Lesson 3 covers: Mini project: Creating a unique image using all the skills from the previous lessons Students will be provided with a number of individual photos, and an “end goal” example. They must use their prior understanding and the step-by-step guides to create t Lesson 3 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Understanding pixels, resolution and pixilation Looking at aspect ratio and the importance of maintaining it Learning about Photoshop layers and how they are used to create complex images Looking at the Magic wand tool Understanding brightness, contrast, hue, saturation and colour balance Mini project: Creating a unique image using all the skills from the previous lessons Understanding what animation is Looking at Flash layers and how locking and hidng them helps Understanding how to create basic shapes in Flash Analysing the different tweening techniques and understanding what they are Understanding what backdrops are Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. All tasks, whether in Photoshop or Flash, include detailed step-by-step instructions. Teachers can demonstrate the process themselves and then allow the students to use the step-by-step guides to complete the challenges themselves. Extension resources are available throughout the lessons to support the more capable student. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homework’s which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However, these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However, if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. In addition, the Photoshop and Flash files that are part of the varying challenges and tasks (as well as the demonstrations) are included, reducing teacher time as the resources don’t need to be created. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Publisher. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individual lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
OCR Creative iMedia R081: Pre-Production L2
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OCR Creative iMedia R081: Pre-Production L2

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OCR Creative iMedia: R081 Pre-Production Skills Lesson 2 This ICT Scheme of Work is a 5 week project for KS4 students (who have 2 lessons a week). This Scheme of Work was created to introduce students to the OCR Creative iMedia course, focusing on the module R081; Pre-Production skills. It focuses on introducing students to this mandatory module, to give them a good overview on many of the principles of R081 while creating engaging and enjoyable lessons, with many practical tasks that need to be completed. It includes a 4 lesson project at the end of the scheme of work, where students can put their understanding to practice, creating various pre-production elements. This is lesson 2 of the 10 lesson course. Lesson 2 covers an introduction to mind maps (spider diagrams). The lesson includes examples, an explanation and then a task that the students must complete. Lesson 2 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Understanding moodboards Looking at mind maps (spider diagrams) Creating and understanding storyboards Focusing on camera angles Looking at different camera shots and focus Learning about scripts Four lesson project The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Word. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individual lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW:  Intro to Communications
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Intro to Communications

5 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 5 week SOW for Introduction to Communications. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 33%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Computer Science: Digital Literacy [L5+6]
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Computer Science: Digital Literacy [L5+6]

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This Computer Science Scheme of Work is Lesson 5 and 6 of a 7 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on basic ICT skills, so is ideally suited for Year 7 students. It is a great introductory resource for new Year 7 students. This is lesson 5 and 6 of the 7 lesson course. Lesson 5 and 6 covers: What E-Safety is Understanding how to stay safe on the Internet Looking at recognising Stranger Danger and Cyberbullying Lesson 5 and 6 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this entire Scheme of Work covers include: Logging into the School Network Deciding class rules Creating folders Staying safe in the ICT Classroom Keyboard Shortcuts Skills using Microsoft Word Skills using Microsoft PowerPoint Staying Safe Online Cyber Bullying Skills using Microsoft Publisher Using Technology securely (Passwords, Emails, Viruses) Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homeworks which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher and Word. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students.
Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Programming in Python
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Complete Computer Science KS3 SOW: Programming in Python

6 Resources
This bundle comprises the entire 6 week SOW for Programming in Python. By purchasing this bundle, you will be saving 20%! I would appreciate all feedback on my work with your purchase, so I can further build my shop. Thank you.
Computer Science: Programming in Python [L6]
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Computer Science: Programming in Python [L6]

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This Computer Science Scheme of Work is Lesson 6 of a 6 week project for KS3 students (who have 1 lesson a week). It focuses on text-based programming skills using Python, so is ideally suited for Year 8 students who have completed basic programming in Scratch, Kodu or Flowol. This is lesson 6 of the 6 lesson course. Lesson 6 covers: Learning about the elif block of code and how it is used in selection statements Creating a unique quiz using selection statements, variables, comparison operators, the input function and the print function Lesson 6 is being sold at a low price. To grab a bargain, select the bundle package for the entire SOW! The skills this Scheme of Work covers include: Using Interactive and Script Mode Understanding what a Syntax Errors Using the print Function to output text Being able to create and use variables Using the input Function with user input Understanding about the different data types Using Mathematical Operators Using the int Function Understanding what Selection Statements are Using Comparison Operators with code Understanding what Python Modules are Each lesson begins with objectives and outcomes being introduced to the students. Worksheets (including differentiated tasks) are included, along with two homeworks which are linked to the SOW. There is room for two assessments during the SOW. However these assessments are NOT included (only blank slides are left), due to different schools assessing student work in varying ways. However if you want the assessments linked to this SOW I am more than happy to provide them for free if required, when this SOW is purchased. The main SOW is generated using Microsoft PowerPoint, and the information appears using basic animations, so students can experience the information one part at a time. In addition, the Python programs that are part of the varying challenges and tasks are included, reducing teacher time as the resources don’t need to be created. The linked worksheets are provided in Microsoft Publisher. All resources are FULLY editable, so they can be adapted to suit the needs of your students. I would really appreciate your feedback on my work, whether you download the free resource, pay for individually lessons or purchase a bundle. Thank you for reading.