ICT Year 9

Hello and welcome back Year 9

My name is Mr Milorad (Mike) Susilovic I will be your new ICT teacher for the 2017-18 term.

On this page you will find information about what you will be studying this year.

This page will include useful links to resources that you might need and also links to lesson material.

If you require addition support or need any more information about the course please contact me on : milorad.susilovic@emsdoha.net

The programme of work for 2017-18 Term 1 Theory

Chapter 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 Impacts of emerging technologies

Unit 1 Tasks and Homework to be completed by 15th October 2017

2.1 input devices and their uses

2.2 direct data entry and associated devices

2.3 output devices and their uses

Test Yourself Chapter 2

Chapter 2. Input and output devices

Chapter 3. Storage devices and media

3.1 Backing up of data

3.2 Types of access

3.3 Output devices and their uses

Homework by 29th October

Complete all the questions on page 32 - 33

Questions A, Test Yourself, Revision Questions and Exam Style Questions. Pages 32 - 33.

Here are all the files to accommodate Chapter 3

4.1 effects of IT on employment

4.2 effects of IT on working patterns within organizations

4.3 microprocessor-controlled devices in the home

4.4 potential health problems related to the prolonged use of IT equipment

Complete all the questions on page 34 - 47

Questions A, B, C, D, Test Yourself, Revision Questions and Exam Style Questions. Pages 34 - 47.


Chapter 4. The effects of using IT

Here are all the files to accommodate Chapter 4

The programme of work for 2017-18 Term 1 Practical

Chapter 12. Images

12.1 Software tools

12.2 Edit an Image


13.1 Basic documents

13.2 Place objects into a document

13.3 Headers and footers


Chapter 13. Layout

Chapter 17. Document Production

Here all the word exercises that are needed, as well as the helpsheets.

17.1 Format text and organise page layout

17.2 Edit a table

17.3 Mail Merge


The programme of work for 2018 Term 2 Theory

Chapter 8 Safety and Security

Here we will look at Unit 8 as in the textbook. This will concentrate on Safety and Security.

How we use computer systems and the way computer systems can harm our lives.

End of Unit 8 Test will be on the Sunday 25th March 2018

The test will include:

•Physical Safety

•How to keep personal data safe

•How E-Safety works

•Security and Hacking issues

•Computer viruses

•Phishing, Pharming, Spam and Smishing

•What is Biometrics

•What is Encryption

•What is Secure Socket Layer (SSL)



The programme of work for 2018 Term 2 Theory

Chapter 20 Data Analysis

Learning about spreadsheets and how they are used to create data models. Also how can models be tested to obtain data and the creation of spreadsheets.

Notice: Students that missed the ICT Unit 5 theory test will re-sit it on Thursday 1st March 2018