This practical subject will develop the capacity to think creatively, innovatively, logically and critically.
You will study a broad range of topics and apply the academic principles learned in the classroom to real-world situations to gain an understanding of how computer scientists design and develop the software that is becoming ever more central to the way we live.
- Contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices
- Elements of computational thinking
- Programming and problem solving
- Algorithm design and efficiency
- Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues.
At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English, Maths at a grade 6, and either science (Physics or double award) or Computer Science at grade 6.