Computing Skills (compulsory) – Year 7 students study Computing Skills for one period a week and in Year 8 it is one period every two weeks. Students learn about the safety and ethical issues related to multimedia technology and participate in competency based programs which develop skills to create, work with and modify documents and files. They use a range of computer software including wordprocessing, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, multimedia, internet and intranet.
Stages 5 & 6
The Computing Studies department offers a range of subjects throughout Stage 5 and Stage 6. Details of these subjects can be found by viewing the course descriptors in the Stage 5 and Stage 6 Subject Selection Booklets. The courses offered range from interest courses and 200hr subjects in Stage 5 through to Software Design & Development, IPT and VET IT courses in Stage 6.
Stage 5 Subjects (2017)
- Processing Data
- Connecting with the World
- Digital Media
- Apps and App Development
- Games and Game Making
- Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
- Software Development and Programming
Stage 6 Subjects (2017)
- Software Design and Development
- Information Processes and Technology