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Class Photo Schedule: Monday, Feb 4

Class Photo Schedule: Monday, Feb 4

Dear Students,

We have our Class Photo & ID card for the year 2019-20 scheduled on Mon, 4th Feb

Venue: Atrium

Time: 11:00 – 11:15 AM

Please reach the venue on time.

You are requested to be present on that day and dress up in proper uniform.

Kind Regards,

Nazim Pirani & Himakshi Nandwani

Design A Game Competition! – by Quizalize

Design A Game Competition! – by Quizalize

Hello Dear Learners,

Here’s an exciting opportunity if you love to design a game to make learning a fun! If you are good at Imagination, Art & Design, Gaming – then, you should go for it.

Quizalize is an online fun assessment tool used in schools. Students appear for a quiz and as students answer the questions, they score points in fun team games on the screen. This friendly competition encourages students to answer questions correctly.

Competition in brief:-

  1. You need to design and draw a game.
  2. Explain your designed game. Explanation is equally important
  3. Deadline – 30th April 2018.

Registration and more details

Thanks & Regards

Design & ICT Team

G9 ICT Term 2 Exam Syllabus & Paper Style

G9 ICT Term 2 Exam Syllabus & Paper Style

Dear Learners & Parents,

The Syllabus for Term 2 ICT Theory and Practical Exams is as below

Theory

1 Types and components of computer systems
1.1 hardware and software
1.2 the main components of computer systems
1.3 operating systems
1.4 types of computer
1.5 impact of emerging technologies

2 Input and output devices
2.1 input devices and their uses
2.2 direct data entry and associated devices
2.3 output devices and their uses

3 Storage devices and media
• identify storage devices, their associated media and their uses, e.g.
––magnetic backing storage media: fixed hard disks and drives, portable and removable hard disks, portable and removable hard drives, magnetic tape drives and magnetic tapes, memory cards
––optical backing storage media (CD/DVD/Blu-ray): CD ROM/DVD ROM, CD R/DVD R,
CD RW/DVD RW, DVD RAM, Blu-ray discs
––solid state backing storage: solid state drives, flash drives (pen drive/memory stick/USB stick)
• describe the advantages and disadvantages of the above devices

5 The effects of using IT
5.1 effects of IT on employment
5.2 effects of IT on working patterns within organisations
5.3 microprocessor-controlled devices in the home
5.4 potential health problems related to the prolonged use of IT equipment

8 Safety and security
8.1 physical safety
8.2 e-safety
8.3 security of data

10 Communication
10.1 communicate with other ICT users using email
10.2 effective use of the internet

Practical

11 File management
11.1 manage files effectively

12 Images
• use software tools to place and edit an image to meet the requirements of its intended application and audience
• know when it is necessary to edit an image and can appropriately:
––place an image with precision
––resize an image
––maintain or adjust the aspect ratio of an image, or distort an image where appropriate
––crop an image
––rotate an image
––reflect an image
––adjust the colour depth of an image
––adjust the brightness of an image
––adjust the contrast of an image
––understand the need to reduce image resolution to increase transmission speed
––reduce the resolution of an image to reduce file size

13 Layout
• use software tools to prepare a basic document to match the purpose and target audience
––create a new document or, where appropriate, open an existing document
––enter text and numbers
––use editing techniques to manipulate text and numbers, including: highlight, delete, move, cut, copy, paste, drag and drop
––place objects into the document from a variety of sources, including: text, image, screenshot, spreadsheet extract, clip art or chart
––create a table with a specified number of rows and columns
––format a table and its contents
––place text or objects in a table
––wrap text around a table, chart or image, including: above, below, square and tight
• use software tools to use headers and footers appropriately within a range of software packages
––create headers and footers
––align consistently within a document the contents of the header and footer including: to left margin, right margin and centre of the page
––place automated objects in headers and footers, including: automated file information, automated page numbering, text, date, time
––explain why headers and footers are needed

14 Styles
• apply styles to ensure consistency of presentation
––explain why consistent styles are required
––apply consistent styles using a variety of application packages
––ensure that page/slide layout is consistent, including: font styles, text alignment, spacing between lines, spacing between paragraphs, spacing before and after headings
––create and apply an appropriate style, including: font type (serif, sans-serif), point size, font colour, alignment, line spacing, style of bullets, text alignment to the left, right, centre or fully justified
––select an appropriate font style for a task, taking into account the audience
––use text enhancement, including: bold, underline, italic, highlight
––create and apply paragraph style(s) with a new style name

15 Proofing
15.1 software tools
• use software tools to ensure that all work produced contains as few errors as possible
––use automated tools, including spell check facilities, to remove errors
15.2 proofing techniques
• accuracy of data entry
––correct errors in data entry, including: transposed numbers, spelling, consistent character spacing, consistent case
––check to ensure consistent line spacing, to remove blank pages/slides, remove widows/orphans, ensure that tables and lists are not split over columns or pages/slides

16 Graphs and charts
17 Document production including mail merge

20 Data analysis

Paper Style Theory
Max Marks 100
Duration 2 Hrs
Practical related questions about 25%

 

Paper Style Practical
Max Marks 60
Duration 1 Hr 50 Mins

Thanks & Regards

ICT Homework

ICT Homework

Dear Learners,

Kindly complete the following:

  1. Practice questions from textbook – Unit 5, Theory Review – Pg. 230-31
  2. https://www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org/courses/ethical-legal-cultural-and-environmental-concerns
  3. https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/guides/zbxbkqt/revision
    1. Go through activity, take screenshot
    2. Appear for the test, take screenshot
    3. Email the screenshots to me

Thanks & Regards