Computing at St Birinus School
A2 Comp 3 Problem Solving; Programming; Databases and Networking.Comp 4 Practical Project.
Topics covered in Comp 1 include: Stages of problem solving, drawing and interpreting simple state transition diagrams and transition tables; algorithms; programming in a high level programming language and the fundamentals of structured programming; the stages of development of a hardware/software system. In
Comp 2: Logic gates and Boolean algebra; the internal components of a computer; the fundamentals of computer systems; the structure of the internet. Comp 3 includes; Problem Solving, Programming, Databases and networking. Comp 4 consists of a Practical Project.
If you achieve at least 5 C grades or above or the equivalent youcould consider Advanced Level courses.
However, for the majority of Level 3 subjects B grades at GCSEare required. Specific grade requrements for subjects are available from staff and will be discussed at interview .
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Birinus School directly.