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Computing at Chislehurst School for Girls

Course description

This qualification gives a general grounding in computing, including an understanding of computer systems, the principles of programming and the solving of problems. Through this qualification students can develop:


The capacity to think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically.

Course content

  • It includes more computer science than traditional ICT
  • It includes a practical coursework unit – which is the best way to assess a student‟s level of practical skills in computing
  • There is a simple assessment method, and examination papers are externally assessed
  • It is excellent preparation for students looking to take computing studies at degree level, or for anyone considering any kind of career in computing.


Students gain an appreciation of computing fundamentals, including hardware, software, the presentation, structure and management of data, how data is transmitted and networked, the life cycle of systems development, the characteristics of information systems, and the implications of computer use.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chislehurst School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 08 May 2015
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