Stage 1 Module 1

Documents for a Purpose

Initial Steps

Course Description

In this module, students are expanding their word processing skills and building on skills developed in 'Exploring Documents', so that they can create documents for many purposes. They are able to use the software to change the look of the text, add tables and amend the page layout, including the way images are displayed in the document. They also learn how to make changes to the document as a whole, including adjusting margins, adding page numbering or adjusting whether the page appears in landscape or portrait layout. They understand how to use the word processing software to edit a document to make it more suitable for its purpose.

  • Create and format text which is suitable for a particular purpose
  • Adjust properties to allow graphics or other objects to fit well within the document
  • Insert table into document
  • Use advanced formatting features
  • Use page formatting options
  • Adjust page formatting for a specific audience

Students can apply a range of formatting options, such as bold, italic and underline, as well as being able to amend font type and colour, to highlight key points or titles within the text and make the document suitable for its purpose. Students should also be demonstrating an ability to change the look of text/passages within a document to make it more appropriate for its meaning. Students can use text wrap, image/object size, cropping or positioning options so that images or other objects are placed appropriately in the document. Students should be demonstrating an ability to be in control of how objects look and are placed within the text. Students manage to insert a table within the document.

Students can apply a range of formatting options, such as bold, italic and underline, as well as being able to amend font type and colour, to highlight key points or titles within the text and make the document suitable for its purpose. Students should also be demonstrating an ability to change the look of text/passages within a document to make it more appropriate for its meaning. Students can use text wrap, image/object size, cropping or positioning options so that images or other objects are placed appropriately in the document. Students should be demonstrating an ability to be in control of how objects look and are placed within the text. Students manage to insert a table within the document. Students use bullet points, numbering, lists or tabs to add extra definition to their document.Students are able to change page layout (portrait to landscape or adjust margins) and add page numbers or other items to the header or footer of the document. Students are able to justify (at least verbally - if not in writing) the choices they have made when formatting their document to make it appealing to its target audience.

At the end of this course, student will take the ICT Starters Assessment of On Track Stage 1 Module 1: Documents for a Purpose.

Cambridge Certification is available at TWO stages.

  • Students will be awarded the Cambridge Stage 1 Certificate upon successful completion of all stage 1 modules within three years.
  • Those who can complete all stage 1 and stage 2 modules within the same period will be awarded a full certificate.

Weekly Regular Cambridge Preparatory Courses

  • Regular courses are arranged every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, student takes 1 hour class per lesson.
  • Course Duration per module is 12 hours, so 3 months is needed for completing a module.
  • Fees are collected in monthly basis. Course fee per 4 lessons is HK$1,260
  • Total Course fee per module is HK$3,780
  • Assessment will be arranged after student completing the course, assessment fee per module is HK$450
  • HK$180 Registration Fee is required for new student
  • Please refer to Regular Cambridge Preparatory Courses for latest schedule
Enrolment Procedures and Notes to Applicants

Course Enrolment

  • Complete Application Form:
    • "Application Form" is available at our school, or you may download it from HERE (PDF format)
    • Please complete the Application Form in ENGLISH using BLOCK LETTERS.
  • Settle payment by:
    • Crossed cheque and is made payable to "FUTUREKIDS".
    • Transfer to our Heng Sang Bank account with a proof of transfer
    • Cash (Please come to our center in-person)
  • Send us the completed application form with the proof of payment through:
    • mail to Flat A, 7 Floor, China Harbour Building, 370 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
    • email to fkcorp@futurekids.com.hk
    • WhatsApp to 54225884
  • HK$180 Registration Fee is required for new student, which covers FUTUREKIDS passport and school folder.

Course Reservation

  • Reservations can be done by contact us through phone, email or WhatsApp during the office hours.
  • Confirmation by payment in full should be made within 7 days of the date the reservation.

School Fee Collection Policy

  • All School fee shall be settled before the start of class.
  • Upon payment of school fee, PAID Stamps with receipt number will be endorsed in the Student Passport as proof of payment.
  • Upon entry of classroom, student should produce the Passport to Teacher showing the class student is going to attend was pre-paid. Student may not be allowed to enter classroom should the shcool fee is not paid more than two classes. Teacher will check and advise students to pay the school fee before entering the classroom.
  • Student should buy the Student Passport in case of the passport is lost or it is fully stamped.

Class Arrangement for Typhoon and Rainstorm

When signal(s)* is/are removed Arrangement of Classes
Before 6:30 am All classes will be held as scheduled
Before 8:30 am Classes starting from 10:30am will be held as scheduled
Before 10:30 am Classes starting from 12:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 12:30 pm Classes starting from 2:30pm will be held as scheduled
Before 2:30 pm Classes starting from 4:30pm will be held as scheduled
After 2:30 pm All classes will be cancelled

*Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above OR "Black" Rainstorm Warning Signal

  • If any class is cancelled due to the the typhoon No. 8 or above / "Black" rainstorm warning signal hoisted, a make-up class will be arranged.

Make-Up Class or Assessment Policy

  • Please contact us 3 working days on or before the scheduled class or assessment for applying make-up arrangement.
  • We reserve the rights to reject any application after 3 working days and charge for the administration fee HK$100.
  • Regular Class student could apply for make-up class once per month. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Holiday Camp student could apply for make-up class once per course. Administration fee HK$100 will be charged for afterward application.
  • Make-up date and time will be arranged according to our course or assessment schedule, the number of students and the availability of teachers. Please note that we cannot arrange make-up upon individual’s demand.

Others

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  • FUTUREKIDS reserves the right to make alterations regarding the details without prior notice.