Computer Science is a practical subject where learners can apply the knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to real-world problems. It is an intensely creative subject that involves invention and excitement. Our Computer Science qualification will value computational thinking, helping learners to develop the skills to solve problems and design systems that do so.

The course covers: current and emerging technologies; the use of algorithms in computer programs; knowledge and understanding of IT in a range of contexts; developing computer programs to solve problems; evaluating the effectiveness of computer programs, and the impact of computer technology on society.