Computing teachers:

Mr K. McKerral (Head of Department)

Mrs B. Glyde

Mr M. Hearn


KS3 (Yr7&8) –  IT Essentials
Basic computer competency in 

  • Computer Essentials
  • IT Security
  • Internet & Email
  • Programming using Scratch

KS3 (Yr9) – Introduction to Computing Science
Customised course to introduce key concepts and knowledge in specific specialist areas

  • Computer History & Use
  • Programming
  • Digital Graphics
  • Network Basics
  • 3D Modelling

KS4 (Yr10/11) –GCSE Computing and BTEC Information and Creative Technology
OCR GCSE Computing program studying

  • Computer Fundamentals
    • Hardware
    • Operating Systems
    • Network Topologies
    • Databases
    • Web development
  • Programming
    • Python Programming
    • Software Design and Testing
  • Personal Investigation
  • Web Project

BTEC First in Information and Creative Technology

  • Technology Systems
  • Digital Portfolio
  • The World of IT
  • Spreadsheet Development

KS5 (Yr12) – BTEC National Extended Certificate in Computing

  • Computer Principles and Fundementals
  • Security and Encryption
  • Web Development

KS5 Year 13/14 BTEC National Subsidiary Diploma in Information Technology

  • E-Commerce
  • Computer Animation
  • IT Project