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Gifted & Talented Provision in ICTKS3 | KS4 | In the news

Here in the ICT department we are committed to providing a challenging curriculum for all pupils regardless of ability throughout Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. We aim to provide multiple opportunities throughout your life at Toot Hill School where we can identify, and in turn nurture, those who are gifted and talented in Computing and ICT. 

The ICT department has designated G & T representative. The current representative is Miss Dixon (ADI) who can be contacted on:


Throughout your first two years here at Toot Hill we cover a wide range of ICT/Computing aspects which will give you a good knowledge and skills base to help advance onto our GCSE courses.



GCSE Computing 

It is highly recommended that you begin practicing your programming languages if you are coming onto the GCSE Computing course.

Top top up your skills or even if you are a beginner these two websites will get you on your way:









In the news

Wanting to keep up with the latest technological advances? Interested in a career in ICT and Computing and want to see where the world is going with it? Use the following links to see what's happening this week in the news:

If you don't fancy reading here are some YouTube channels to get watching too!

Just for fun

Movies and Documentaries which relate to technology! 

  • The Social Network (Age 13+)
  • The Imitation Game (12a)
  • Deja Vu (12a)
  • Tron: Legacy (PG)
  • Inception (12a)
  • Firewall (12a)
  • Source Code (12a)
  • Wall-E (U)
  • Big Hero 6 (PG)
  • Wreck-It Ralph (PG)
  • Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippy (TV Documentary)
  • Hackers: Outlaws and Angels (TV Documentary)
  • Hackers Are People Too (TV Documentary)

Holiday fun

Stuck for places to go this summer? Try these out for some entertaining day trips!

Bletchley Park 

Once Britain’s Best Kept Secret, today Bletchley Park is a heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction. Open daily, visitors can explore some of the iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks and marvel at the astonishing achievements of the Codebreakers whose work is said to have helped shorten the war by two years.


Media Museum

The National Media Museum is situated in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film. We aim to be the best museum in world for inspiring people to learn about, engage with and create media.


Science Museum

The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum, and gained independence in 1909. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions


May 2020


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Gifted & Talented News

  • Dr Andy Clayton and Dr Jenny Clayton
    Our students have been lucky enough to hear about the working life of two doctors this half term. (13/02/2020)
  • Chinese Exchange
    Toot Hill School meets Cixi Experimental High School (12/07/2019)
  • Lectures
    Dr. Simon Paine visits Toot Hill School to give students an insight into the brain (04/06/2019)

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