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With the launch of the new BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology, resources have been trialled during 2018 with students. Are you ready to embark on the DIT but cannot find resources to match the specification? Resources being uploaded from June 2018. Resources also available for: KS3 Computer Science, GCSE Computer Science, GCSE Business, GCSE Business Communication Systems and the BTEC First Award in Business.

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With the launch of the new BTEC Tech Award in Digital Information Technology, resources have been trialled during 2018 with students. Are you ready to embark on the DIT but cannot find resources to match the specification? Resources being uploaded from June 2018. Resources also available for: KS3 Computer Science, GCSE Computer Science, GCSE Business, GCSE Business Communication Systems and the BTEC First Award in Business.
BTEC TA DIT LAA Theory & LAB/C Spreadsheet Skills
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BTEC TA DIT LAA Theory & LAB/C Spreadsheet Skills

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I have trialled BTEC Digital Information Technology during 2017/2018, and have produced a number of resources linked directly to the new specification. This free resource is one of a set linked to the theory required on sectors for Component 2 LAA, and the skills required in Excel for LAB. The image with this resource shows the different placemats I have created for this unit which can be purchased for £6. Thanks for taking an interest in this resource.
GCSE Computer Science 9-1 Algorithm resource
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GCSE Computer Science 9-1 Algorithm resource

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Let’s Do It Activities Designed as lesson starters for component 2, this free resource is from the Algorithm set. The set, on sale for £4, shows the sort/search methods in the 9-1 specification, illustrated through worked examples and a suggested approach to three practice questions that students can work on independently. In my lessons, I will have a folder with the solutions in so that students can self-mark once they have completed the activity. Thanks for interest in this resource.
BTEC ICT Year 11 Mock Exam
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BTEC ICT Year 11 Mock Exam

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Written: Online World (LA.A) Practical: Unit 6 Graphics - Task 3 As the Year 10 become Year 11, I need to give them a mock exam. This tests their knowledge of Unit 1, and provides more coursework evidence for Unit 6 Digital Graphics. Solution to the Unit 1 mock exam now uploaded!
KS3 Computing: Year 8 Networks Assessment
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KS3 Computing: Year 8 Networks Assessment

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Key Stage 3 Computing Year 8 Spring term assessment. Introduction to computer networks. Differentiated questions include: Binary, internet, topologies, client-server networks, cloud storage and encryption.
KS3 Graphics Project - Juicin'
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KS3 Graphics Project - Juicin'

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A final short unit for the end of Key Stage 3: Creating graphics for a smoothie company called Juicin'. This resource includes a working document for students and an introduction to the scenario.
BTEC TA DIT  C3 - D1 Forms of Notation
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BTEC TA DIT C3 - D1 Forms of Notation

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A crucial unit that completes the Component 3 content for the January 2020 exam and will provide the higher-order thinking for L2M/L2D. This unit looks at the different forms of notation, with examples of each form of notation required for the exam - skills needed: how business use them, how to interpret them and how to present them.
Python Efficiency - Procedures and Functions Introduction
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Python Efficiency - Procedures and Functions Introduction

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Following on from the Python Introduction Unit, this unit will focus on developing more efficient code now that students understand iteration, selection and lists. In this lesson, students look at simple examples in order to understand the difference between procedures and functions. (Included text file with code as Python file cannot be uploaded). Next lessons: Using functions to effectively plan code.
BTEC First Award in Business - Unit 2 Finance Revision
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BTEC First Award in Business - Unit 2 Finance Revision

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Memory Joggers to help students think about the long QWC questions. Use the card size memory jogger for a carousel paired activity, and then use the questions as a follow on written activity. I hope this resource can assist in final revision for the Unit 2 Business Finance exam. Good luck.
GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - Python Selection using IF, ELIF, ELSE
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GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - Python Selection using IF, ELIF, ELSE

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Algorithmic Thinking through Flowcharts and Python A resource designed to teach complete novices how to think logically before attempting to write code in Python. This resource emphasises the importance of working out the algorithm using a flowchart, and gets students to practice writing the code before going onto Python (thus preventing the 'Rabbit in headlights' scenario).
Python - Menus, Selection and Functions
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Python - Menus, Selection and Functions

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Python Efficiency - Lesson 2 Menu-driven Program Creating a menu using Procedures, Functions and Selection. Menu to perform calculations: Add, subtract, multiply or divide 2 numbers from user input. (Example Python code in text file - simply copy and paste into Python)
Scratch for Secondary - Year 7 Assessment
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Scratch for Secondary - Year 7 Assessment

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PA1 Scratch Introducing programming concepts through visual-based learning Programming Concept - Knowledge and Application test Screenshots provided in the Word document in case you are not using the offline editor Scratch 2.
KS3 CS1 Understanding Computer Input Process Output
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KS3 CS1 Understanding Computer Input Process Output

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Key Stage 3 Computer Science CS1 Understanding Computers Numeracy bridge lesson This lesson bridges the gap between the PA1 Scratch unit and CS1 Understanding Computers unit for Year 7. The lesson focuses on the computer system - Input - Process - Storage Output. The activities are based around the Little Man Computer simulation.
KS3 Functional Skills - Microsoft Word
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KS3 Functional Skills - Microsoft Word

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Incorporate functional skills into the new KS3 Computing curriculum - essential transferable skills for use in other curriculum areas. This scheme of work and self-assessment checklist, will help develop students report writing skills in Microsoft Word, ready for use in KS4 controlled assessment write-up.
Unit 2 Computational thinking, algorithms and programming checklist (OCR GCSE Computer Science 9-1 )
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Unit 2 Computational thinking, algorithms and programming checklist (OCR GCSE Computer Science 9-1 )

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Differentiated self-assessment sheets for the main units in the new OCR GCSE Computer Science 9-1. Gauge the progress of students against their ability - Low Ability Pupils (LAP), Middle Ability Pupils (MAP), High Ability Pupils (HAP) and Most Able pupils (MA). Use as a progress check for students, and as a check for teachers that they are covering the content outlined in the OCR GCSE Computer Science 9-1 specification.