Year 11 Course Booklet

Digital Technology

Core courses

Prep courses

Robotics and coding Students learn to write code in a range of programming languages as they work in the physical computing environment to problem solve and innovate using robotics. They gain an understanding of algorithms, design thinking and the need for testing and trialling in a programming sense. Recommended for students with an interest in digital technologies. Website design and development Students learn to design and code a website from scratch. They are introduced to a variety of web-coding languages, including HTML, CSS and Javascript, as well as a range of Adobe design software used to prototype web outcomes. They gain an understanding of web development tools, design thinking and the need for testing and trialling in a web environment. Recommended for students with an interest in digital technologies.

Students may take one or both prep courses.

Robotics and Coding Students develop their own programming-based solution to a given brief. The emphasis is on developing an understanding of programming in the context of the Python language. Students use an integrated development environment, such as PyCharm or Wing. They also learn how to comment code and develop a development log to show their testing and trialling. Prerequisite for: Level 2 Digital Technologies. Recommended that is complemented by the website design and development prep course. Website design and development Students develop their own web-based solution to a given brief. The emphasis is on developing skills, including UX Design, HTML, CSS and Javascript coding, branding and photo editing in a website or application context. Students use text editors and Adobe design software. They also learn how to comment code and develop a development log to show their testing and trialling. Prerequisite for: Level 2 Digital Technologies. Recommended that is complemented by the robotics and coding prep course.

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