S1 – S3 BGE

S1 – S3 BGE

The S1-S2 course is designed to provide pupils with a general introduction to Computing terms and concepts. It also encourages pupils to consider how to keep themselves and their computer safe when they are working and particularly when they are online.

The S3 course is designed to provide pupils with a sound basis for further study. In class pupils are given a brief introduction to the theory which is followed by practical tasks.

Both courses are designed with Curriculum for Excellence outcomes and experiences in mind.

Topics studied in S1 – S3 include:

  • Internet Safety
  • Programming – Hour of Code
  • PowerPoint (Whole school ICT)
  • Programming – Logo
  • Computer Systems
  • Animation
  • Programming – Microbit
  • Computer Games Development
  • Web Design
  • Programming – Visual Basic
  • Cyber Security
  • Database Systems