S1 CURRICULUM

 

 

PLANNED LEARNING EXPERIENCES:

 

In S1 pupils will develop their ICT skills and their ability to apply these skills in familiar and unfamiliar circumstances.  This will allow them to continue to use these in any area or subject within their curriculum.

 

Throughout S1, pupils will gain experience in using the following software:

 

Ø     Word (including tables)

Ø     Desk Top Publishing
PowerPoint

Ø     The Internet (for research and pictures)

Ø     GLOW (including email and e-portfolio)

 

The pupils will be challenged with improving their existing skills as well as developing new ones.  They will also be looking to improve their overall presentation skills.

 

PROGRESS IS ASSESSED THROUGH:

 

Ø     Observation and checklists to monitor skills progress

Ø     Assessment tasks at the end of each unit

Ø     Peer and self evaluation of work being carried out

Ø     Teacher evaluation

Ø     On Track With Learning – computer programme that will allow use to monitor progress through the Experiences and Outcomes

 

HOMEWORK:

 

Not applicable