Computer Science

The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Click here to access the KS3 and KS4 Computer Science Super Curriculum.

Click here to access the KS5 Computer Science Super Curriculum.


Studying computing opens up a range of careers from applications development to web design.

Common employers are IT consultancies and IT service providers. However, as most businesses rely on computers to function effectively, there are also opportunities within the IT departments of major organisations across all sectors such as aerospace & defence, agriculture, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, government, media, retail, telecommunications etc. You could also be employed by a company specialising in software engineering/development or other areas of IT.

Careers Ideas: applications, cybersecurity, data analyst, forensic computer analyst, games design & development, software engineering, systems analyst, web design & development , UX design, business analyst, IT consultancy, nanotechnology, network engineer, telecommunications, education and many more.

Click here to find out more about careers in Computer Science.

Key Stage 3

Over a fortnightly timetable, KS3 students receive:

  • 2 hours of guided learning.
  • 1 hour of homework.

Key Stage 4

Qualification: GCSE Computer Science
Exam board: OCR

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE students receive:

  • 4 hours of guided learning.
  • 2 hours of homework.

Click here to find out more about this GCSE course.

Key Stage 5

Qualification: A Level Computer Science
Exam board: AQA

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level students receive:

  • 10 hours of guided learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.

Click here to read more about this course.