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Computer Science A Level at Northolt High School

Course description

Our Computer Science course will above all else be relevant to the modern and changing world of computing. The new specification will:

Focus on programming, building on our GCSE Computing and emphasise the importance of computational thinking as a discipline.

Have an expanded maths focus, much of which will be embedded within the course.

Put computational thinking at its core, helping students to develop the skills to solve problems, design systems and understand human and machine intelligence.

Allow students to apply the academic principles learned in the classroom to real world systems in an exciting and engaging manner.

Entry requirements

B in Maths, C in English and B in Science

Future opportunities

Computer Science A Level will give students a clear progression into higher education, as the course was designed after consultation with members of BCS, CAS and top universities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northolt High School directly.

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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