Computer Science

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Results 2019 - 2022

100% A*-C

Results 2023

89% A*-C

Course Leader

Rachel Edwards

Examination Board



Written examination






What will you study?

Our A Level in Computer Science is a practical,relevant and rigorous qualification. It is an intensely creative subject that combines programming, problem solving and invention. Our Computer Science qualification values computational thinking, helping you to develop the skills to solve real-world challenges, design systems and understand the power and limits of human and machine intelligence. Whilst developing practical programming skills you will engage in moral and ethical debate on topics such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality and the internet of things.

This course provides you with an understanding and ability to apply the fundamental principles and concepts of Computer Science, including: abstraction, decomposition, logic, algorithms and data representation. Studying these will give you the ability to analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving such problems,including writing programs to do so.

Future Pathways

Studying Computer Science will be useful for the following careers: computer scientist, mathematics, engineering, electrical engineering, computer forensics, computer games design, data science and apprenticeships.


Extra Curricular Opportunities

Code Club participation

Mentor younger Computer Science students


Please click the below link to take you to a page listing subject presentations and summer holiday tasks for Year 11 students entering V6 Sixth Form in September.

V6 Holiday Tasks