E-Safety, Spreadsheets and Noting Sources of Information


What is the task?

  • Describe the main issues with e-safety
  • Be able to describe how spreadsheets can be used
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of spreadsheets
  • Be able to note different sources when researching
  • Know how the Internet works and what it can be used for

Key Words & Definitions:

  • Personal Data
  • Physical Data
  • Equipment
  • Internet
  • Email
  • E-Safety
  • Bias
  • Accuracy
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Password

If you need help with understanding these terms, look at the attached...


Study Skills

Produce study materials for the Year 7 end of year exam.

Practise testing and flip learning which is researching a topic before it is taught in class.


What we are looking for:

You must complete all the Theory Sections before you complete the quizzes.

You must then produce a REVISION RESOURCE for each Theory Section either by hand or on the computer.

All work must be in your own words not just copied and pasted.

In total 4 Revision Resources should be handed in:

  1. E-Safety
  2. Building a Model
  3. Noting Sources
  4. Internet and Its Uses

There are 3 Quizzes to be completed:

  1. E-Safety
  2. Building a Model
  3. Modelling with Spreadsheets

Your results will be sent directly to your Computer Studies teacher.

Any issues please see your class teacher for help BEFORE the deadline.


How to Complete the Task:

You will need access to the Internet

If you do not have access to the Internet speak to your Computer Studies teacher for an alternative version.

Task 1
  1. Study the E-Safety Theory Section
  2. Create your Revision Resource
  3. Complete the E-Safety Quiz

Your results will be sent directly to your teacher

Task 2
  1. Study the Building a Model Theory Section
  2. Create your Revision Resource
  3. Complete the Building a Model Quiz
  4. Complete the Modelling with Spreadsheets Quiz

Your results will be sent directly to your teacher

Task 3
  1. Study the Noting Sources Theory Section
  2. Create your Revision Resource
Task 4
  1. Study The Internet & its Uses Theory Section
  2. Create your Revision Resource

IMPORTANT: keep all your home learning safe once returned, as you will use it to revise for your Year 7 exam.

If you are unable to access the Theory Sections and Quizzes - you MUST speak to your Computer Studies Teacher as soon as possible - DO NOT wait until the deadline.


Outstanding Home Learning may include:

Detailed Revision Resources on all the topics that can then be used by another person for Computer Studies revision.

They must be written in your own words - DO NOT copy and paste.

All tasks must be completed and you must achieve high scores in all quizzes.

Your Revision Resource must be well presented and clearly cover all the topics stated in each task.

Here is an example of a mind map to help give you ideas of how you might create your own.

Mind Maps