The Computer Science curriculum is designed to educate students to be successful, ethical, effective problem-solvers and life-long learners who can utilise their acquired knowledge and skills in further education and careers. The department aim is to prepare students for further education, higher education and jobs in the ever changing landscape in Computer Science. A good number of students go on to study Computer Science beyond Bishop Perowne and previous cohorts have seen students take up apprenticeships in Computer Science related fields.
Year 9 Core
Year 9 Option
Throughout the course there is a significant emphasis on a student’s ability to solve logical problems through computational thinking and Maths.
The course students study is the OCR Computer Science GCSE (9-1) – J277
The course comprises of three areas:
Year 11 Hub – Tuesdays 3pm – 4pm
CyberFirst Girls Competition – 20 Year 8 Girls
|Computer Science: Exam Board (OCR) Resources||External Link|
|Computing: School Revision Guide||School PDF Document|