Computer Science


Do you want to learn how computers really work?

A GCSE in Computer Science will give you a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works. You will no doubt be familiar with the use of computers however, this course will give you an insight into what goes on ‘behind the scenes’, including computer programming, which many learners find absorbing.

How will you be assessed?

Year 10

Programming Task

Controlled Assessment 40 hours 30%

Year 11

Computer Systems and Programming

Exam 1 1/2 hours 40%

Practical Investigation Task

Controlled Assessment 40 hours 30%