GCSE Computer Science
Non-Exam Assessment 20%
Led by: Mrs S Rae
Entry requirements :
High set Maths
What will I be studying?
This course encourages students to explore how computers work and communicate in a variety of contexts. There is ample opportunity for them to apply and consolidate their knowledge of computer programming by carrying out practical tasks that will develop their capacity for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence. Computer Science allows students to develop the ability to problem solve, seeing a project through a system life cycle from Planning to Testing and Evaluating.
What can I do after wards?
Computer Science develops valuable programming and computational thinkingskills, which are increasingly
relevant to a wide variety of jobs. Employers want workers with an understanding of rigorous principles that can be applied to changing technologies.
If you're a former Graham School student or family member of a current student and work in any field of science we want to hear from you! We want to share examples of local people with our students. We would ask for a photo of you and a brief description of your role in science.
Link to a letter for parents of Year 9 students regarding Parent's Evening on January 27th bit.ly/3IlgMU3
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Year 11 Parent's Evening is on Thursday, 13th January. Please read the attached link for instructions on how to book an appointment. bit.ly/3sW8nlb