From year 9, students can choose to study GCSE Computer Science. The course is rigorous, intellectually challenging and requires a high level of computational thinking.
As the course has a significant amount of mathematical content, we advise that students have attained a level 6 in Mathematics by the end of Key Stage 3.
There are two units, made up of 75% examination and 25% programming assessment.
Exam Board: Edexcel
Specification: Pearson Edexcel Level 1/ Level 2 GCSE in Computer Science (1CP0)
Students in Year 9 follow a programme of study which includes:
Students in Year 10 follow a programme of study which includes:
Students in Year 11 follow a programme of study which includes: