GRAHAM SCHOOL IS PART OF

Computer Science

GCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE

Exam 80%

Non-Exam Assessment 20%

Led by: Mr C Williams

Exam Board:

OCR

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.

Creative careers:

  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Animator
  • Games Designer/Developer

Technical careers:

  • Network Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • IT Technician
  • Product Developer
  • Database Developer/Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Programmer
  • IT Consultant

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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.