Tottington High School

Computer Science / Computing

Students who study Computer Science extend their understanding of the technology behind the digital world in which we live, and learn programming skills that they can then use to solve computer based problems.

Computing/Computer Science

Studied at Key Stage 3
Optional at Key Stage 4

WHAT WILL I LEARN ABOUT IN COMPUTER SCIENCE/COMPUTING?

KEY STAGE 3

  • E-Safety
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Using the Internet
  • Creating Effective PowerPoints
  • Using Spread sheets and Modelling
  • Handling Data
  • Computer Control
  • Data Logging
  • Creating Multimedia Websites
  • Searching the Internet and Collecting Information
  • Creating Interactive Quiz
  • Podcasting
  • Collaborated ICT and Business Project which involves DTP, Spread sheets, Databases and PowerPoint
  • ICT in Society
  • Using Movie Maker
  • Using Macromedia Flash to create animations

KEY STAGE 4

  • COMPUTER SYSTEMS
    • Systems Architecture
    • Memory
    • Storage
    • Wired and wireless networks
    • Network topologies, protocols and layers
    • System security
    • System software
    • Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns
  • COMPUTATIONAL THINKING, ALGORITHMS AND PROGRAMMING
    • Algorithms
    • Programming techniques
    • Producing robust programs
    • Computational logic
    • Translators and facilities of languages
    • Data representation
  • PROGRAMMING PROJECT
    • Programming techniques
    • Analysis
    • Design
    • Development
    • Testing and evaluation and conclusions

Attainment 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score

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4 or above in English & Maths

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5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327

Email: information@tottingtonhighsch.co.uk

School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy: natalie.kennedy@shaw-education.org.uk

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