Computer Science A level at Southborough High School
This course is geared towards giving you the edge to compete in the arena of innovation. Whether as a stand alone discipline, or as a path to university, this course is one of practical hands-on experience coupled with the solid foundations of theory, designed to engage your passion for technology, computers and problem solving. Essentailly, revving the creativity needed to drive the 21st century. This modern qualification gives an insight into a range of computing systems, including an understanding of the prinpiles of prgramming and the solving of problems.
Programming Techniques and Logical Methods
Advanced Computing Theory
A GCSE in Computing is a bonus but not essentail.
How is this qualification assessed?
Computer Fundementals, Programming Techniques and Logical Methods and Advanced Computing Theory are all externally assessed through timetabled written examination. The AS papers are 1.5 hours in length, the A2 paper is 2 hours.
The computing project is internally assessed and externally moderated coursework.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Southborough High School directly.