Computing AS/A2 Level at Colchester Royal Grammar School
The Department aims to ensure that every pupil at CRGS will leave the school competent and confident in Computing and familiar with a range of commonly used applications.
Resources include four computer suites consisting of 118 computers together with interactive whiteboards, projectors, digital cameras, camcorders, Raspberry Pi computers etc.
Students take three modules – one on-screen examination, one written theory paper and undertake a practical project of their choosing.
Students can continue with their interests by opting for AQA Computing at A-Level. Here students learn to program the computer, using Visual Basic, and study more advanced technical aspects of the computer:
- Consequences of uses of computing
- Data structures
- Communication and networking
- Theory of computation
- Big Data
- Data representation
- Fundamentals of functional programming
- Computer systems
- Systematic approach to problem solving
- Computer organisation and architecture
- Non-exam assessment - the computing practical project
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Royal Grammar School directly.