Computer Studies A Level at St Edmunds Catholic Academy
Advances in computing are transforming the way we work and this course allows a flexible, accessible and rigorous qualification to be delivered. This exciting new specification brings the study of Computer Science up to date for the 21st century. It has the backing of a range of industries, higher education and the National Computing Centre.
The key points of this specification are that:
It allows great opportunities for practical work
Practical work can be carried out using a wide range of software and hardware.
It allows for greater flexibility in modes of delivery
Students can be truly engaged in their studies by becoming active investigators rather than passive learners
There are greater opportunities for effective personalised learning, target setting and for differentiated outcomes
It builds on, rather than replicates, students’ computer science knowledge
The specification has been developed for students who wish to progress to higher education or to the world of work, where understanding of how Computer Science is employed and the implications of its use will be a valuable asset.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Edmunds Catholic Academy directly.