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Unit 7.1 - Using ICT

PowerPoint Penalty Shootout

Penalty Shootout game
Test your PowerPoint skills with this Penalty Shootout challenge. One or two player game where you have to get questions correct to try and score a penalty. Do you know enough?

PowerPoint Walk the Plank

Penalty Shootout game
Test your PowerPoint skills with the Walk the Plank game - covers key PowerPoint knowledge and understanding with the challenge of trying to force the teacher to Walk the Plank.

PowerPoint Fling the Teacher

Fling the Teacher game
Test your PowerPoint skills with the Fling the Teacher game. You have to get 15 questions correct to build a trebuchet to enable you to fling your teacher away. Can you take the pressure?


Interactive quiz
Multiple-choice quiz designed to test your knowledge of PowerPoint - the task is simple - get all the questions correct!

PowerPoint online lesson

Internet link
The main lesson that accompanies the above PowerPoint quiz - work through a basic tutorial and then complete three tasks to improve your PowerPoint skills.

Additional Unit 7.1 materials from

Internet link
Really useful collection of online material including entertaining games, resources and lesson plans. The ideal place to find lesson and extension resources for Unit 7.1.

Neale-Wade Moodle materials

Moodle Internet link
Based on the National Strategy materials, these are the Moodle-based lessons that we at Neale-Wade use to teach Unit 7.1 as a transition unit between KS2 and KS3.

BBC Technology News

BBC News - Technology
EU wants travel access to iPlayer
The EU's plan for a "digital single market" could result in UK citizens being able to continue using iPlayer across Europe.
05/06/2015 12:36 PM

Oculus headset on sale in early 2016
Facebook's virtual reality division Oculus reveals when its much anticipated headset will go on sale to the public.
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Lenovo: 'massive security risk' found
The Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo is urging users to install an update to protect their systems after it was alerted to a series of vulnerabilities.
05/06/2015 01:56 PM

Tesla loss narrows as orders rise
Electric car maker Tesla reports better-than-expected first quarter results, sending shares up more than 5% in trading after US markets had closed.
05/06/2015 10:13 PM

Zynga shares surge on layoff plans
Shares in online game maker Zynga rise strongly after the firm reports a smaller-than-expected loss and plans to cut costs by laying off 18% of its workforce.
05/06/2015 09:49 PM

Drone use to be expanded in US
The US aviation regulator has asked three firms to help it explore how drone use could be extended and has also unveiled a drone app for pilots.
05/06/2015 06:56 PM

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