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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
'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi'
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.
11/27/2015 01:04 PM

DJI launches crop-spraying drone
Billion dollar drone company DJI is explanding from consumer and camera drones into agriculture
11/27/2015 01:30 PM

Pirate makes film to avoid being sued
A convicted Czech software pirate agreed to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.
11/27/2015 11:20 AM

Black Friday spending moves online
The Black Friday shopping frenzy has shown signs of moving online, analysts say, with no repeat of last year's chaos in some stores.
11/27/2015 01:05 PM

The truth about Facebook quizzes
Much press attention has been devoted to a Facebook quiz which asked for large swathes of data in return for a word cloud of your most used words, but do we really need to worry?
11/26/2015 01:42 PM

Cyber-thieves 'target Black Friday'
Cyber-thieves are preparing malware and spam campaigns in a bid to catch out retailers and shoppers during the run-up to Christmas, say experts.
11/26/2015 12:16 AM

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