KS3 ICT Resources...


Fourteen units for NC KS3 Computing are now available, the details of which are available by:

  • Looking through the Overview below
  • Previewing the Sample tutorials
  • Downloading the documents which accompany the units

All the units contain:

  • Six tutorials, covering a number of lessons, and containing several demonstrations with up to 60 slides and sound on each
  • Mapping to the new NC KS3 Computing objectives
  • Full schemes of work, lesson plans and homework tasks

Each unit is supplied on CD /DVD in two versions:

  • Webhost
  • SCORM 2004 3rd Edition

If you have a question which is not covered by this information, please contact our Sales team.


Sample materials

There are two sample tutorials for each unit available by following the links below. The link takes you to the menu for the whole unit, so that you can gain an overview of the content of each tutorial. The available tutorials are indicated in the table below. Select the tutorial number from the menu to view its content:

Matesbook Tutorials 1 and 5
Activities Week Tutorials 1 and 5
Quiz Quest Tutorials 1 and 4
Art Gallery Website Tutorials 1 and 4
Flying Saucer Game Tutorials 1 and 5
Safari Park Tutorials 1 and 4
Close Encounters Tutorials 1 and 3
Starmakers Tutorials 1 and 4
Shadow Puppets Theatre Tutorials 1 and 5
Play2Learn Tutorials 1 and 2
Mission Improbable Tutorials 1 and 4
Earthquake Tutorials 1 and 4
Computers 4 iDiots Tutorials 1 and 3
eSolutions Tutorials 1 and 3

Each unit is accompanied by the following documents, all of which are in Word 97-2003 format:

  1. An introductory overview
  2. Detailed lesson plans for each tutorial
  3. National Curriculum objectives mapping

If you would like to download a zipped folder containing all the documents for all the units, please use this link below (Right click, Save Target As):


Software screenshots

The software screenshots used in the demonstrations throughout the units are as follows:

Office applications: Microsoft Office 2007
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Access
  • Publisher
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook

All the files used as Resources are in legacy format to ensure compatibility with as many systems as possible.

Computing and animation
  • Adobe Flash CS4 (ActionScript 2 is used for all programming activities)
Web design
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS4
  • Adobe Fireworks CS3
  • Adobe Soundbooth CS4
  • Audacity
  1. Windows Movie Maker (v 6)
  2. Adobe Media Encoder (for converting to FLV format)
  3. Adobe Flash CS4




All the units are supplied on CD/DVD by post. Each unit contains two versions of the necessary files:

  1. A webhost version (a folder containing the resource files)
  2. A SCORM compliant version (a zipped folder containing the resource files, and SCORM installation/tracking files)

Installation of either version is straightforward:


The files are copied to a webhost server, and a link is made to the unit menu page. Adobe Shockwave player is required to run the SWF files used throughout the units.


The zipped SCORM folder is 2004 3rd Edition compliant, and can be uploaded to a compatible VLE in the usual way. The packages for all units have been tested for compliance.

To test that this version is compliant with your VLE, a test package can be downloaded and installed from this link below (Right click, Save Target As):



Units can be ordered on a 'pick and mix' basis, so that any combination of units is available. The prices for units are as follows:

  • Up to three single units: £50 each (+ VAT)
  • More than three units: £40 each (+VAT)



All orders require an official school number for tracking / invoice purposes, and can be made in any of the following ways:

  1. By post to:
    44 Merafield Drive, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 1TP
  2. By email to:
  3. By phone or fax to:
    01752 343675