Vision of the Computing and Business Curriculum:

Computing capability is an essential skill for life and enables learners to participate more readily in a rapidly changing world. Computing is a practical subject, which can develop resilience in our students. It develops problem solving skills, and encourages students to embrace the digital world we live in. It is a subject where intervention and resourcefulness is encouraged. Students will use a range of skills to prepare them for today’s world. Computing is a powerful and creative subject, which allows our students to grow.

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Our aim is to ensure that all students have access to the resources they need to take full advantage of a 21st Century learning experience, making full use of existing and emerging technology. The computing suites are available for use, both during and after school. The computing faculty has access to 10 fully equipped computer rooms, each with an interactive whiteboard, which host the latest software. 

Future Careers

Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Broadcast Engineer, Surveyor, Software or Web Developer/Designer, Telecoms, Creative Digital Media, Multimedia Broadcaster, Sound Technician, Systems Analyst, Computer Games Developer, UX (user experience) developer, Armed Forces Technical Officer, Intelligence Officer, Satellite Technician, Commodity Broker, Financial Risk Analyst.

Accounting, Finance (Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning, Investment Banking, Real Estate, Insurance), Human Resources, Operations Management, General Management, Marketing (Advertising, Public Relations, Market Research, Product Management) Retail Management, Television, Film
Radio, Sound Recording, Print-Based Media, Interactive Media, Games Development

Useful Web Links

Alsop ICT Channel:

Code Academy:

Scratch Ed:

Invent with Python:

Code Hero:

Play my Code:

BBC Computing:

Homework (KS3,KS4) (KS5)