GCSE – Databases and SQL

Curriculum KS4 Unit


This unit introduces learners to the world of databases and SQL. Learners explore the key terms used in a database and learn why relational databases are used to eliminate redundancy and inconsistencies that can occur in a flat file database. Next they explore increasingly challenging SQL commands where they retrieve, update and delete data in a relational database.

Unit guide

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Learning graph

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Summative assessment

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Summative answer

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Lesson 1

Database essentials

Lesson 2

SQL searches

Lesson 3

Insert, update, delete

Lesson 4

Swim challenge part 1

Lesson 5

Swim challenge part 2