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Computer Science

Curriculum Content

Computer Science Intent Statement

Computer Science Curriculum

Computer Science 2 subjects

GCSE Assessment Components

Students can choose Computer Science 9 - 1 as an option subject.

Exam Board: Edexcel 2020 Specification

Written Theoretical Exam 1: 50%

On-Screen Programming Exam 2: 50%

Theory:

Topic 1 Problem Solving

Topic 2 Data

Topic 3 Computers

Topic 4 Networks

Topic 5 Issues and Impact

Topic 6 Programming

Students will use a textbook, supplementary class notes, online resources and Google Classroom.

Practical: Students will develop their programming skills throughout the course for the on-screen programming exam.

 

Year 7 to 9 Resources

https://www.python.org/

https://www.w3schools.com/python/

http://python.lgfl.org.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zvc9q6f

https://www.programiz.com/python-programming/online-compiler/

 

Contact

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