Computing & IT

​Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn 

Stephen Hawking- Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and Author

​ Don’t just play on your phone. Program it- Barack Obama

Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.- Bill Gates, Chairman, Microsoft

For most people on Earth, the digital revolution hasn't even started yet. Within the next 10 years, all that will change. Let's get the whole world coding - Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google

Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren't enough people who are trained and have these skills today -

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Facebook

Teacher

Position Held

Mr A Curtis

Head of Computing

Mrs O Enebeli

Computing Teacher

Ms I Mash

Computing Teacher

Miss D Davy Computing Teacher

Introduction

Computing is the study of how computers and computer systems work and how they are constructed and programmed.

 

Students will learn how computing & IT tools and applications are used by different organisations together with an investigation of what applications are available to those organisations. The applications used could include word-processing, spread sheets, databases, web browsers, and multimedia packages.

 

Computing is complementary to, but quite different from Information Technology (IT). IT is about the use of computers and their applications. Computing is about their design and implementation.

Key Stage 3

 

Key Stage 4