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Computer Science A Level at The Cherwell School

Course description

The course is practical in nature, both in preparation for the practical project, and to support the teaching of the theoretical papers.

Course content

Key elements of the course include:

  • Programming
  • Data structures
  • Algorithms
  • Theory of computation
  • Systematic approach to problem solving
  • Data representation
  • Computer systems
  • Computer organisation and architecture
  • Consequences of uses of computing
  • Communication and networking
  • Databases
  • Big data
  • Functional programming

Students also complete a computing practical project ‘Systemic approach to problem solving’.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Cherwell School directly.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years