COMPUTER SCIENCE

INTRODUCTION

Ever wanted to learn; how to build a Computer? How to create your own games using code? Program robot’s to be controlled by your smart phone? The Computer Science Department aim is to develop student’s technical knowledge of new computing technologies and ignite a passion for students to go on to innovate new ideas using such technologies to change the world for the better. We aim to provide a curriculum that encourages students to get both hands on experience to apply their theory knowledge learnt. The department will continue to bring passion for teaching students the subject with expertise and innovation for a future with both promising & exciting career opportunities.

1. WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Over the course of the 3 years you will get hands on practical experience of Computing skills in building computers & and through theory covering a wide range topics including: – Networks – Computer Hardware -Programming – Software – Algorithms / Problem Solving – System Security

2. CURRICULUM IN YEAR 7

Programming Computing Clubs / Robotics (Robot Wars / Rocket League)

3. CURRICULUM IN YEAR 8

Programming Computing Clubs / Robotics (Robot Wars / Rocket League)

4. CURRICULUM IN YEAR 9

Programming Techniques, Algorithmic Thinking & Computer Hardware / Software, Networking, System Security, Computing Issues, Representing Data (Binary).

5. CURRICULUM IN YEAR 10

Programming Techniques, Algorithmic Thinking & Computer Hardware / Software, Networking, System Security, Computing Issues, Representing Data (Binary).

6. CURRICULUM IN YEAR 11

Programming Techniques, Algorithmic Thinking & Computer Hardware / Software, Networking, System Security, Computing Issues, Representing Data (Binary).

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