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Computing at Bishop Luffa School

Course description

Computing or Computer Science is a growing area of study. It can ensure a pathway into employment in industry involving computing or problem-solving skills such as business, finance ortechnology. Students will learn how to program effectively and efficiently, tackle challenges and improve interpersonalskills, as well as learn to be an effective team player.

The course is aimed at students who want to take their problem-solving, programming and maths skills to a higherlevel. It looks at how computers, networks and Internet-basedtechnologies work. The emphasis is on computational thinking. Despite lots of theory to cover, where possible the course is delivered as a practical ‘hands-on’ approach.

Entry requirements

Students do not need to have studiedComputing at GCSE but we would expect a B grade in this or in Maths.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Luffa School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years