ICT/Computing

Introduction

The Computing department aims to develop e-confident learners who have an understanding of Computer Science and the processes that run in the background of any computer system; whether that is through the study of computation or even learning programming skills.

Staff

Mr S Marshall – Head of Department

KS3

Key stage 3 students follow a hands-on course that covers office applications, new media (such as video and animation), programming and safe and effective use of the internet.

For further information please see our Main School Prospectus

KS4

Students will be introduced to the Computer Systems architecture, computer memory and storage, wired and wireless networks, network topologies, system security and system software. You will study the impact of Computer Science in a global context through looking at the ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns associated with Computer Science, and apply this knowledge using computational thinking.

For further information please see our KS4 Options Booklet 2019-2021

KS5

On the A Level Computing course, students will study how computer systems work, with emphasis on computational thinking. It involves questions that have the potential to change how we view the world.

For further information please see our Sixth Form Prospectus

Additional Learning Resources

Please visit Moodle VLE for Computing Resources or speak to your teacher regarding additional learning resources within the department.

 

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