What is Computing?
Strong and competent IT skills are essential in practically all industries, and open up a wealth of career opportunities. Studying computing will encourage students to develop their capacity to think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically, and critically. Students will gain an understanding of the importance, configuration and organisation of computer systems including software, hardware, data, communication and people.
Why study Computing?
You will develop the ability to apply skills, knowledge and understanding of computing, including programming, in a range of contexts to solve problems. You will be taught about project management and effective communication with an awareness of emerging technologies and an appreciation of their potential impact on society.
Computing Exam Results
A* to C
A* to B
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This course offers an up-to-date, challenging and engaging insight into computer science, including the development of practical programming knowledge and skill.
- Fundamentals of Programming
- Fundamentals of Data Structures
- Fundamentals of Algorithms
- Theory of Computation
- Fundamentals of Data Representation
- Fundamentals of Computer Systems
- Fundamentals of Computer Organisation and Architecture
- Consequences of Uses of Computing
- Fundamentals of Communication and Networking
- Fundamentals of Databases
- Big Data
- Fundamentals of Functional Programming
- Systematic Approach to Problem Solving
|PAPER 1Computing Fundamentals
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Students answer a series of short questions and write, adapt or extend program(s).
|PAPER 2Programming Techniques & Logical Methods
2 Hours 40 Minutes
Paper 2 consists of a series of short-answer and extended-answer questions.
20% (75 Marks)
The non-exam assessment assesses the student’s ability to use the knowledge and skills gained through the course to solve or investigate a practical problem.
Miss K Mahendran
SUBJECT LEADER FOR Computing
Thank you for considering Computing at A Level. I am so passionate about problem-solving with code and cannot wait to share this with you.
If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact me.
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