Computing | Year 11 | Learning | Secondary | Swindon Academy

Year 11 Computing



What are we learning 



Computer Networks & Cybersecurity 

Covering the fundamentals of computer networks, including topologies, packets, network hardware and internet protocols.  
Understanding cybersecurity, threats, malware and defences against them.  


Legal, Ethical and Environmental concerns of computing 

Learning about the wider impacts of computing, including relevant computer and data laws, ethical discussions on a wide range of issues and environmental effects of technology. 


Topic Recaps 

Recapping the key points of each topic week by week and practicing them with an array of challenge and stretch questions.  


Targeted Revision and Practice 

Targeting misconceptions and identified areas of weakness which are revealed by the earlier challenge questions. Ensuring gaps are addressed.  


Past Paper Revision 

Alternating practice papers week by week, identifying any remaining weaknesses and targeting revision to address them.  


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