ICT

Braeside has two fully-equipped ICT suites with the latest computers and peripherals. The Fibre Optic internet connection allows for speedy surfing. All pupils are timetabled in one of the ICT suites to develop their computer skills and cross-curricular links.

Our curriculum in Years 7 to 11 is aimed at giving our students the best possible range of skills that are required for A Level and the world of work. Our pupils are exposed to a variety of different programmes that enable them to get a taste for different areas ICT. Some of the activities include:

  • Internet safety – understand and apply principles
  • Work with data modelling with real life problem scenarios
  • Explore fundamentals of input storage and output devices
  • Design a working database to help with given scenarios
  • Design and create documents using presentation software
  • Using sequencing to write programmes/instructions to control things in a predictable way
  • Research the latest trends in the current technology market
  • Web design including new technologies