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Computing ensures that pupils become digitally literate – able to use, and express themselves and develop their ideas through, information and communication technology – at a level suitable for the future workplace and as active participants in a digital world.

Computers are an integral part of modern society with technology touching all aspects of life from social media, healthcare, transport, education, fashion and many more.

The pace of change and innovation is rapid and we need to ensure we are equipping ourselves to keep up to date. This course has real relevance in our modern world. While learners will no doubt already have some knowledge of computers and related areas, the course will give them an in-depth understanding of how computer technology works and a look at what goes on “behind the scenes”.

Course Structure

Studying Computing will include:

  • Computer systems
  • Computer networks and connections
  • Memory and storage and Data representation
  • Web designing and Graphics 
  • Algorithms and flowcharts
  • Programming
  • Ai and Chat-bot’s

The computing course will prepare you for the world of computing, it will be assessed with practical and theory elements.

Is it for me?

Computing gives learners a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works. It provides excellent preparation for higher study and jobs in the field of computer science, and develops critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills through the study of computer programming.

Future Pathways

To take GCSE Computer Science and prepare for future employment. The number of jobs in computing occupations is growing much faster than average, making computer science one of the most viable degree options. It opens the door to highly paid careers: Computer science graduates earn some of the highest starting salaries of any degree.