Week 18: Creating your own flyer

Besides knowing what you should cover in your flyer, (look at the company, school webpage, interview teachers who lead the Duke of Edinburgh expedition) students should look at some good flyer/brochure designs.

Designsitesup – search the internet for similar showcase graphic designs

Adventure Brochures

Sixth Form Brochures

Choose a style you like and then sketch out the designs. Ensure that you annotate the design pages well, and that you meet the WJEC criteria as regards word length and basic and advanced features. The completed flyer should be handed in on Friday for checking.

Unit 2 Part 1 Flyer

I’ve decided that some of the guidance documents are very graphic rich and are therefore taking too long to open. I will be splitting these up into Task 1, Task 2 and Task 3 in the next few days. This is especially so with,’ IT2 Teacher Portfolio Guide’. Students have access to 3 types of Unit 2 exemplars; a local produce business, Rotheram Scouts, and Mikeys Sports. You should use all 3 to ensure that your background and ethos and house style section is text rich and your own work. Do NOT lift sentences from the brochures or documents.
There is also a presentation on house style and ethos. Use it! Today students should be looking to complete the ‘Data processing activities within the organisation.’ Be careful here that you state the main function of the document and its data, and that you state intended audience as well. It is essential that you show evidence of this with data and screenshots. This will mean that you have to scan in the 3 documents you have chosen to use. The 4 techniques which you have to identify as having been used in the documents are contained in the lists of basic and advanced features in the marking Grid for Unit2 – Task 1.
By the end of today students should have completed their work to Page 4 of the IT2 Teacher Portfolio Guide. Also have a look at Pages 11 and 12 from the Unit2 Guidance ppt. for further examples of the work you have to do today.

Your homework is to learn for your Midyear Assessment Test on Wednesday the 14th January. You will learn the AQA work. Tomorrow we will discuss sections to leave out of this test.

WJEC Unit2 Part 1 Flyer

Today we’ll choose our ‘end user’, identify 3 different TYPES of documents to analyse for house style and ethos, and write up the company background. Students have chosen an adventure company, with a brochure, mailshot and flyer to analyse. Others have chosen a school 6th form evening event. Documents to look at have included a flyer, a school magazine and a letter. Tomorrow we’ll be identifying those documents we’re using to analyse and write up the company or ‘user’ house style and ethos.

WJEC ICT AS Unit2 Task 1

Well, after discussing our move across to WJEC, we’ll start with Unit2. This is because we’re going to revisit the content and tweak it to fit the WJEC specification later on in the term. As discussed, the content is almost identical to what we’ve done.

A specification for WJEC is included in the left hand sidebar of the blog, as is guidance for Unit2. We’ll start with Task 1.