Curriculum intent

The aim of ICT is to help develop students understanding of how computers work and the practicalities of making them work for us. It is our aim to build students confidence in theoretical study of computing and to build their practical confidence in software and design in order to prepare students for GCSE level computer science and creative iMedia in key stage 4.

Key stage 4

We offer computer science and creative iMedia/ICT as optional subjects at key stage 4.

Computer science can be found below. Visit the course entry for creative iMedia here.

Computer science

The aim of the computer science course is to prepare the software engineers, game developers and computer scientists of tomorrow. It is our aim to provide the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to help prepare students for life in the modern world of technology.

We aim to provide students with the skills to deconstruct, plan, design and create solutions to the problems of tomorrow, producing students ready for further study and employment alike.

Exam board: OCR
Qualification type: GCSE
Contact: Mr Brown

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How will I be assessed?

  • Examinations
  • Coursework

Future pathways and careers

  • Computer programmer
  • Software developer
  • Website developer
  • Games developer
  • ICT technician
  • Systems analysis
  • Project management
  • Teaching
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