Computer Science


Welcome to computing! Throughout your time with us we will be constantly building your skills and all of our lessons have a focus on problem solving and building independence so that you can be successful in all your lessons. We will look at understanding the strengths of weaknesses of using computer systems; rules for safe conduct online including e-safety; teach you programming skills, for example Small Basic and Python. Along with a whole range of creative topics where you will develop your skills in creating using a wide range of different software applications.


“What is a computer?”

Write a short paragraph to explain (in your own opinion) what makes a computer a computer? Consider what a computer is made up of. Is a watch a computer? Is a TV a computer? Is an iPad a computer? Can you include examples of computers which are a little unusual? Finally, what do you think computers will look like in 20 years’ time?