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AT HAYBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL
DEVELOPS PROBLEM-SOLVING, COMMUNICATION AND PROJECT-MANAGEMENT SKILLS.
WHAT YOU STUDY
• Flexible, engaging suite of qualifications, supporting a range of curriculum models.
• Relevant to anyone using ICT in their everyday life, as well as those planning a career in the industry.
• AS (3 units) and Advanced (6 units) qualifications focus on purposeful application of ICT from a user’s perspective.
• Encourages students to select and use ICT appropriately and produce high-quality outcomes.
• Develops problem-solving, communication and project-management skills.
• Encourages students to reflect critically on their own and others’ use of ICT.
HOW YOU STUDY
• Innovative ‘hands-on’ assessment of externally assessed units.
• E-portfolios used as tools for learning and assessment, freeing students’ work from paper.
• A variety of different teaching methods including discussions, individual research and class presentations.
DEPARTMENT STRENGTHS AND RESOURCES
• Dedicated ICT suite with interactive whiteboards
• A wide selection of video media to support the key aspects of the course
• On-line software that can be accessed from home.
PROGRESSION TO UNIVERSITY
A range of ICT and computing courses are offered by most universities. These include courses that allow you to specialise in particular areas such as mobile and wearable computing, internet computing, computer graphics and games. A degree in ICT can lead you onto a wide range of exciting careers.
COMBINES WELL WITH
Any subject can be combined with Applied ICT.
GCSE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Grade C or above in English and Mathematics.