Learn how to stay safe online and prevent cyber bullying. Learn how to treat other with respect online, keeping passwords a secret, if you don't want the world to know then do not post it! Never post personal information that can identify you in any way.

Social networking is a global revolution, enabling around a billion people worldwide to stay in touch with their friends, share experiences and photographs and exchange personal content. In many ways it has replaced the telephone and email. For many users, it has become a way of life. The nature of social networking – having such a massive base of users who are unknown to you – means that using it carries a degree of risk including becoming a target for cyber-criminals.  

In this unit, you will improve your skills in Scratch and make new games. You will learn to make games like Snake, Space Invades and Pong. Your computing skills will be better after completing this unit.

A collection of different spreadsheets that teach advanced skills in Excel and work on some of the knowledge the students would have learnt in year 7. Each week is based around a different topic until at the end of the unit when a test is done to see what skills have been picked up.

Changing images and making your own pictures does not only make your learn new skills in paint packages like Fireworks and Photoshop, but is also fun to do!

Never heard or created a database, well you will be able to after this unit. It goes through how to set up the structure, how to use validation rules, creating a data entry form and finally searching for the murderer using filters. 

Small Basic contains the concepts of some basic programming terms. The code here can be taken to new levels and can lead to ever more complex coding. Small Basic allows you for the first time to actual type in code and see instantly programs you have created.

In this course, you will learn some of the basics of Dreamweaver. In September you will go more into the specifics of it, this is all in prepeartion for your test in January.

Socrative assessments for year 8.