Computer Science

Head of Department Overview Video - Computer Science

Syllabus - OCR

Computer Science

Computer Science will encourage students to: 

• understand and apply the fundamental principles and concepts of Computer Science, including abstraction, decomposition, logic, algorithms, and data representation 

• analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving such problems, including designing, writing and debugging programs 

• think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically 

• understand the components that make up digital systems, and how they communicate with one another and with other systems 

• understand the impacts of digital technology to the individual and to wider society 

• apply mathematical skills relevant to Computer Science.