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Equipping pupils with the technological skills of tomorrow.
Fearnhill Computing aims to produce computer literate students to meet the challenge of today’s workplace. Computing is taught from Year 7 through to Year 13. There are a range of topics designed to meet the demands of the workplace.
The Scheme of Work includes six units. The following topics are covered: Online Safety; Programming using Scratch/LOGO and Python; Spreadsheets; Introduction to Binary; Graphics and Animation.
The Scheme of Work includes six units. The following topics are covered: Online Safety; Computational Thinking; Spreadsheets; Python Programming; Hardware & Computer Systems; Cryptography and Computer Networks & The Internet.
The Scheme of Work includes six units. The following topics are covered: Online Safety; Computational Thinking; 3D Design; Spreadsheets & Databases; Boolean Logic; Flow Diagramming & Pseudocode; Website Development using HTML & Dreamweaver and Python Programming.
CIDA (Certificate in Digital Applications) Year 1: Pupils have a choice from one of three optional coursework units: Creative Multimedia; Artwork and Imaging or Game Making.
CIDA (Certificate in Digital Applications) Year 2: Unit 1 practical external assessment- Pupils are prepared for a computer-based examination using web authoring software and other software tools to design, build and test a web product for a specified audience.
BTEC Extended Certificate in Computing Year 1: Coursework which is comprised of two units: Unit 7 IT Systems Security & Encryption & Unit 14 Computer Games Development.
BTEC Extended Certificate in Computing Year 2: External Examination Theory and Preparation for the following units: Unit 1 – Principles of Computer Science and Unit 2 – Fundamentals of Computer Systems.
More details can be found below.
EXAM BOARD LINKS
- Current OCR GCSE Computer Science Specification
- New CiDA course (Certificate in Digital Applications)
- The Year 12 and 13 BTEC Level 3 computing
CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES
Thursday lunchtime – Computer club