All students joining in Year 10 will work towards completing their GCSEs alongside their choice of Computing specialism.
Ofsted say: In GCSE computing and vocational information and communications technology (ITC) lessons, teaching .. is .. strong.
The following subjects making up the core of the academic studies:
- English (Language and Literature)
- Science (Combined or Triple)
- BTEC Enterprise
- GCSE Design Technology
- GCSE Citizenship
Students choosing Computing also study all of the following level 2 BTEC courses. Each BTEC is worth the equivalent of one GCSE.
BTEC Technical Award Information Technology
Unit 1 – The Online World
Unit 3 – E Portfolio
Unit 4 – Digital Animation
Unit 7 – Digital Video
BTEC Technical Award Creative Media Production
Unit 1 – Digital Media sectors and Audiences
Unit 2 – Planning and Pitching
Unit 3 – Digital Moving Image Production
Unit 7 – Digital Games Production
GCSE Computer Science
Unit 1 – Computer Systems
Unit 2 – Computational thinking, algorithms and programming
Unit 8 – Programming project
To hear more about some of the exciting work our students do, please click here.
* These subject offerings may change depending on Government announcements, regulations and the viability of student numbers.