Approx Cost:
Students are required to have their own headphones. A memory stick to backup work is recommended.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

This is an advanced course and students will need to be good abstract and logical thinkers. This will mean that they have good mathematical ability, particularly in algebra. Year 9 Mathematics achievement will be considered before a student is accepted into this course.

Course Outline:

Programming/Computer Science,  the course aims to:

  • Develop an understanding of programming languages and their use in designing software applications.
  • Develop skills and techniques in organising, designing and managing resources involved in solving Digital Technology problems.
  • Develop team management and communication skills.
  • Develop understanding of computer science concepts.
Assessment:

Assessment is by means of practical and written work, both short and long term.

Where Does It Lead:

Year 11 Digital Technologies DTM101, DTP101 or DTA101.

For further information see:
Ms R Davey.