Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

​Year ​7


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Smart Computing Skills

The formal elements of art

Analysis and knowledge of own and other's art

Baseline test

Quality of observational drawing


Computer viruses

Strong passwords

Digital footprints

Privacy settings

Practical – creation of interactive quiz



E-safety health check

Spring Term


Data Representation


Bitmaps & Vectors

File formats

Lossy and lossless compression.


Graphical Product


Written assessment

Computational Thinking


Pattern recognition



Testing and debugging
Written assessment

Summer Term


Fundamentals of computer programming

What a variable is? What sequence and branching means?

Assessment portfolio


Written assessment