Types of Network

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete the fill in the blanks activity.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Fill in the Blanks Activity

Types of network activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1

  • To share the printer

  • To share internet connection

  • To share files

  • To communicate with each other e.g. by email


Question 2

  • WAN is over a large geographical area/needs to transmit over a large distance. LAN is over a small geographical area

  • WAN uses external hardware/infrastructure/cables/network. LAN has its own hardware/infrastructure/cables/network


Question 3

  • Computers are connected to each other

  • Restricted to a small geographical area/site/other suitable example

  • Dedicated wired or WiFi connections