Computing at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre
This GCE is designed to develop an understanding of principles of problem solving using computers. Your studies will help you understand the range of applications of computers and the effects of their use. You will develop an understanding of systems analysis and design, methods of design, implementation, testing and documentation. AS comprises of two units of study:
Unit 1 - Problem Solving, Programming, Data Representation and Practical Exercise
Unit 2 - The Computer Components, The Stored Program Concept and The Internet A2 comprises of a further two units of study:
Unit 3 – Problem Solving, Programming, Operating Systems, Databases and Networking
Unit 4 – The Practical Project
Students should have gained at least Grade B in Mathematics GCSE, as a minimum requirement.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre directly.