Computing Science

In S1 and S2 you will attend Computing once a week. During this time you will be working through Levels 3 and 4 of Computing Science. 

The Computing Science course covers the following topics:
 
  • Introduction to technological developments;
  • Introduction to legislation - Data Protection Act, Computer Misuse Act, Copyright Designs and Patents Act;
  • Introduction to computer systems – computer hardware and software;
  • Internet Safety;
  • Introduction to communications software - email and internet;
  • Introduction to IT software and presenting information – word processing, graphics, presentation software;
  • Introducion to web design;
  • Introduction to programming, games design and animation.

 This course prepares you so that you may continue your Computing and Information Science studies at National 4 and 5 (the equivalent to Standarde Grade).