Lower Secondary Digital Literacy – currently Year 7 and Year 8 only

The benefits of studying Lower Secondary Digital Literacy

Our Lower Secondary Year 7 and Year 8 (Year 9 in development) Digital Literacy homeschooling courses cover the Cambridge Lower Secondary Digital Literacy Curriculum Framework.

These courses are a journey through the digital realm for bright young minds.  Safeguard your online world and cultivate resilience in Module One, as you learn to wield the power of digital tools for positive impact. Discover the art of crafting captivating content using cutting-edge tools in Module Two, while unravelling the intricacies of collaboration in the cloud. Unveil the secrets of the dynamic digital landscape in Module Three, from deciphering information authenticity to embracing creative opportunities. Brace yourself for the future in Module Four as you delve into the frontiers of emergent technologies like cryptocurrency, AI, and IoT, and envision the exciting disruptions that lie ahead.

Join us to unleash your digital superpowers and shape a brighter tomorrow!

Wolsey Hall Oxford is a registered school of Cambridge Assessment International Education

Wolsey Hall is a registered online Cambridge International School.

Wolsey Hall Oxford is a Pearson Edexcel approved centre

We offer a wide range of Lower Secondary courses.

Key topics covered

These courses enable students to become safe, skilled and responsible users of digital technology. They prepare students for the future by helping them to identify future risks along with opportunities to understand the speed at which technology, and its applications, is changing. There is no coding included in this course.

Key areas covered include:

  • Safety and wellbeing online –online identity, reputation, personal integrity, individual property, and health.
  • Practical digital skills required to produce digital content using information technologies, AI and the Internet.
  • The digital world – creative and collaborative opportunities online , fake news and the major disruption that technology is having upon industries.
  • Technology of the future – Artificial Intelligence, Cryptocurrency, Internet of Things

The syllabus and hours of study

Our Lower Secondary Digital Literacy homeschooling courses assumes no prior knowledge.

  • The courses follow the Cambridge Lower Secondary Digital Literacy Curriculum Framework.
  • Allow for up to 1.5 hours per week of study time for your child to complete each part of Lower Secondary Digital Literacy plus additional time for completing assignments.
  • We find that most children can complete the courses in 9 months.
Digital Literacy Course
Teenager studying digital literacy course

Hardware and software requirements

The course is web-based so a Chromebook or equivalent can be used.

Students will need a Google account (students under 13 will need a child account therefore their parents will also need a Google Account to set this up)

Course sample

Lower Secondary Digital Literacy

Year 7

Digital Literacy Course

Lower Secondary Digital Literacy

Year 8

Course Fees