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ICT - GCSE at Deptford Green School

Course description

The GCSE in ICT covers all the key aspects and pieces of software: word processing, databases, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, communications software, modelling/simulations, data logging and computer control. Students will gain an insight into computer networking, programming, communications and the internet, and will also consider some of the issues resulting from the ever-expanding use of ICT systems and the internet. All GCSE specifications in ICT encourage students to be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study. They should help learners to gain an insight into related sectors. They should prepare learners to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices. All GCSE specifications in ICT enable students to: • become independent and discerning users of ICT, able to make informed decisions about its use and aware of its implications for individuals, organisations and society • acquire and apply creative and technical skills, knowledge and understanding of ICT in a range of contexts • develop ICT-based solutions to solve problems • develop their understanding of current and emerging technologies and their social and commercial impact • develop their understanding of the legal, social, economic, ethical and environmental issues raised by ICT • recognise potential risks when using ICT, and develop safe, secure and responsible practice • develop the skills to work collaboratively • evaluate ICT-based solutions

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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