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Girls’ School

Home Learning - Computing

Year 7 Gaming Project

Design Brief: Minecraft have asked you to design a new game/world/level to add to the Minecraft game.

Choose one of the following themes to help to give you inspiration:

The Universe                     Woodlands

Transport                           Fairy tails

Design Specification:

It must have a main character.

It must appeal to Year 7 students.

It must consider the appropriate use of images for the year group.

It must clearly show the links to your chosen theme.

The project must include:

Page 1  A mood board which could include a collection of images of your chosen theme, existing characters, colour schemes that might help you.

Page 2 and 3 a range of design ideas for your character and game/world/level.

Page 4 and 5 A story board for your game/world/level. (Use your experience of designing your video storyboard)

 

Year 8 Website Project

Design Brief: A new business has asked you to design a new website to launch their company.

Choose one of the following businesses to help to give you inspiration:

Beauty Base                      Bake and Shake

Little Critters Clothing    Beads and Bling

Design Specification:

It must include a logo.

It must include product images and information.

It must consider the appropriate use of images.

It must clearly show the links to your chosen business.

The project must include:

Page 1 Research three existing websites – how do they lay the content out? What colours have they used? What typefaces have they used? What do you find appealing about them?

Page 2  A mood board which could include a collection of images of your chosen business, existing Logos, products and colour schemes that might help you.

Page 3 and 4 a range of design ideas for your logo and webpage layout.

Page 5 and 6 A story board for your webpages.

 

Year 9 Revision APP Project

Design Brief: Newlands Girls’ School has asked you to design a new revision APP for Year 9 students in preparation for the end of year examinations.

Choose one of the following subjects to focus on:

Design and Technology                 Computing                         Food                     Languages

Design Specification:

It must include a multiple choice question option.

It must include images and information.

It must consider where and how year 9 students like to revise.

It must clearly show the links to your chosen subject.

The project must include:

Page 1 Research three existing revision apps/tools

Page 2  A mood board which could include a collection of images of your chosen subject, existing apps and other images that might help inspire you.

Page 3 and 4 a range of design ideas for the app.

Page 5 and 6 A story board for how the app will work.