Stage 5 - Information and Software TechnologyYear 9Hardware and Software2D GraphicsVideo Editing and EffectsInternet and Website DevelopmentYear 103D GraphicsGame DevelopmentIndividual ProjectSoftware DevelopmentYear 9Term 1 - Hardware and SoftwareStudents learn about the various parts that make up a computer and how they work. Learn how to assemble and repair a PC by taking one apart and putting it back together, installing the operating system and getting it running again. By the end of this topic you will be able to design, build and fix your own computer as well as understand the roles and specifications of different components.Term 2 - GraphicsStudents learn about photo enhancement, 2D graphics manipulation, design and illustration using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. By the end of this topic you will be able to adjust images in a variety of ways to improve your photography, manipulate graphics with many layers / effects and draw using illustration tools (such as shapes, bezier curves) to create your own digital art.Term 3 - Video Editing and EffectsStudents learn about video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro and Special Effects using Adobe After Effects. By the end of this topic you will be able to edit your own videos together as well as enhance them with basic special/visual effects.Term 4 - The Internet and Website DevelopmentStudents learn about how the Internet works and learn how to build websites using both manual HTML/CSS and easier WYSIWYG methods. Year 10Term 1 - 3D GraphicsStudents learn about 3D graphics and modelling using Blender. Term 2 - Game DevelopmentStudents learn about 2D game development using Construct and 3D game development using Unity.Term 3 - Individual ProjectStudents are able to self-direct their learning in an area of their own interest.Term 4 - Software DevelopmentStudents learn about software development which further builds on knowledge from game development and also prepares students looking to study Software Development in Year 11 and 12.