"Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them the tools, they'll do wonderful things with them." - Steve Jobs
Year 7 and 8
Aspects of Computer Science are covered within the L4L curriculum.
Our Computer Science curriculum is designed to provide students with a coherent knowledge and understanding of computing with links to Maths, Science and many other core subjects.
Students are taught the key principles of computing which covers information and computation, how systems work and how. Our curriculum enables students to become digitally literate allowing them to use express and develop their ideas through information communication technology, preparing them for the workplace and to become active participants of the digital word we live in.
Students learn to analyse and classify digital data responsibly and safely, with opportunities to design, write and evaluate programs. The promotion of literacy and the use of key information computing technology terminology allows students to communicate their knowledge in increasingly sophisticated ways.
Aspects of Computer Science are covered within the L4L curriculum. Year 9 students who wish to take GCSE Computer Science in Year 10 can choose it as one of their options choices (subject to approval).
Key Stage 4
We aim for our students to become problem solvers and competent users of modern computer systems in preparation for navigating the future of our ever-changing digital world. The aim of our KS4 curriculum is to enable students to develop capabilities, skills and knowledge in computer science and digital information technologies that will inspire and enthuse them with the understanding that these subjects are essential in today’s world and provide a gateway to numerous fields that rely on innovation and critical thinking skills.