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Curriculum Content

Computer Science Intent Statement

Computer Science Curriculum

Computer Science 2 subjects

GCSE Assessment Components

Students can choose Computer Science GCSE 9 - 1 as an option subject.
Exam Board: Edexcel (exam 1: 40%, exam 2: 40%, controlled assessment coding project: 20%)
Theory:
Topic 1 Problem Solving
Topic 2 Programming
Topic 3 Data
Topic 4 Computers
Topic 5 Communication and the Internet
Topic 6 The Bigger Picture
Students will use a textbook, supplementary class notes and access more resources in Google Classroom.
Practical: Project style controlled assessment where students have to solve a set problem applying their computational and programming (Intermediate / Advanced) skills.

Year 7 and 8 Resources

Python Tutor

KS3 BBC Bitesize

Contact

Please contact the Head of ICT and Computer Science, jacques.bester@egas.islington.sch.uk, if you would like more information about the course.