“Computer Science is a challenging and creative subject which considers the way that technology transforms our lives in a progressively digital world.”
Subject Specific Entry Criteria
- Grade 5 in Computing
- Grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics
- Unit 1 – Programming (40%)
- Unit 2 – Computer Science theory (40%)
- Unit 3 – Coursework (20%)
The ever changing world of Computer Science is a subject we are proud to teach at George Spencer. Closely linked with preparing you for a degree in a related subject, the course is a mix of programming (roughly 60%) and theory (roughly 40%).
Over two years you will develop an advanced understanding of Python, Binary, Machine architecture, Computational thinking, Hardware, Software and Networking. The course is ideally suited to someone who loves problem solving, is willing to dedicate time outside of lesson to develop their craft, and has a love for Mathematics.
Possible Career Paths
The careers in Computer Science are endless. From robotics to Artificial Intelligence. Your career in the industry has probably not even been invented yet!
- Cyber Centurion
- NYC Computer Science Visit
- Bebras Competition
- Oxford Computing Challenge