S1 Technologies

In S1 Technologies we offer a combined course with

  • Business
  • CDT
  • Computing

This course includes:

Internet Safety:

  • how to know the dangers you may be faces with
  • Cyberbullying
  • Grooming
  • Viruses, Hacking, Phishing

If you are worried or would like to report any of the above see your Guidance teacher or head onto the following website: thinkuknow.co.uk for more information.

Computer Graphics:

  • The difference between a bitmap and vector graphic
  • pixel spritesĀ – more practice: www.piskelapp.com
  • vector graphics – more practice: vectr.com
  • Bitmap black and white graphics calculations

Why do Businesses Exist:

  • Needs and wants
  • Good and services
  • What is an entrepreneur

Business Ethics:

We focus on looking at the ethics behind running a business and what policies big companies have.

for Example…..

Starbucks –



In our school workshop you will create a sound amplifier.

Programming and robotics with the BBC micro-bit:


  1. Programmes are in high demand
  2. Programming allows you to better understand the world around you. – Do you know how your smartphones, laptops, social media or video games work? learning to code can help you appreciate this.
  3. Programming is fun and satisfying
  4. Coding improves creativity
  5. Coding improves problem solving.

We program using JavaScript and the BBC micro-bit in S1 Technologies.

If you would like to buy your own micro-bit head onto the following website: kitronik.co.uk

Then challenge yourself with the programs on the BBC micro-bit website.

The final project…. Dragon’s Den

All S1 classes compete against each other to get to pitch their idea to a set of dragons. This year they involved people from industry (IBM, Canon, RBS).

They vote and decide based on the groups idea and pitch who they would invest in.