At Ysgol Rhosnesni High School we are proud of the achievements of our students in a wide range of fields both academic and enrichment, and we believe in high standards and expectations. We believe that we can make a positive difference to the future life-chances of each and every young person.
We believe in working together with our students to develop their future roles as ambassadors of learning, citizens and workers and aim to equip them with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding they will need for future adult life.
Year 10 (From September 2021)
The WJEC GCSE qualification in Digital Technology is newly introduced, and offers a broad-based qualification that allows learners to build on the digital skills, knowledge and understanding that is used both in our school and everyday lives. The qualification is designed for learners who wish to begin their journey towards a career that utilises digital technologies or to progress onto advanced level programmes of learning involving digital technologies.
The qualification will allow learners to develop their understanding of the range of digital technology systems at use in our connected and globalised society. It will also allow learners to explore the ever-evolving nature of digital technology systems and how these systems can be used productively, creatively and safely.
Unit 1 – Exam: In this unit learners will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in:
Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the six areas of content:
Unit 2 – Coursework: In this unit learners will develop digital products. Learners will be required to use appropriate technical skills to develop digital products. The logging of issues, problems, hurdles and solutions will allow the assessment of the learners ability to develop a digital product that meets the identified needs, trends or audience. Learners will test their completed digital products to remove errors and bugs. Learners will produce a document evaluating the extent to which the data-informed digital product has satisfied the identified needs, trends and audience.
Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of the five areas of content:
Unit 3 – Coursework: In this unit learners will develop knowledge, skills and understanding in:
Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of the four areas of content: