Mark Cullen

Subject Lead for Computing & Communications Coordinator


Autumn Term 1

Year 8 week 1 Animation

Objectives

  • To be able to create a simple animation

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 2

Motion

Objectives

  • To be able to create an animated image that moves, rotates and fades. 

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 3 Ken Burns 

Objectives

  • You will be able to create a ‘Ken Burns’ effect animation, complete with two types of animated text. 

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 4

Drag & Drop 

Objectives

  • Use layers independently to add extra features to the animation.
  • To use actionscript to create an interactive (draggable) image.
  • Adapt the actionscript you have learned to add new interactive elements.
  • Use all the skills to create an animated banner

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 5

Animated Banner 

Objectives

  • Use all the skills to create an animated banner 

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 6 DIRT/catch up lesson 

Objectives

  • Directed improvement and reflection time 

Lesson documents

Year 8 week 7

Unit 2: How the Web Works 

Domain Names IP and DNS 

Objectives

  • What DNS is. 
  • What it does. 
  • Why it is useful

Lesson documents