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ICT at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School

Course description

* Problem-solving skills through the practical application of information and communication technology.
* The ability to analyse, appraise and make critical judgements about the use of information and communication technology systems.
* Interpersonal skills necessary for communicating with others.
* An understanding of the nature of information, its structure, application and implications of its use.
* An awareness of the role of information technology in the management, manipulation and dissemination of information.
* An understanding of the role of people, technology and systems in organisations. This course has the backing of a range of industries, higher education and the National Computing Centre. The key points of this course are that:
* It allows greater opportunities for practical work.
* Practical work can be carried out using a wide range of software and hardware.
* It allows for greater flexibility.
* Students can be truly engaged in their studies by becoming active investigators rather than passive learner. This course will develop students learning and progression to higher education or to the world of work, where understanding how ICT can be used in society and organisations, and the implications of its use, will be a valuable asset.

Entry requirements

* A minimum of a C or a pass in ICT at GCSE or equivalent.
* A logical mind, to enable you to design and understand software systems.
* A step-by-step approach to problem solving

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years