Mrs K Allen – Teacher of Computer Science and ICT
Ethos – Computer Science is a way of thinking so that it makes the impossible possible and mistakes just allow further learning. It is creating solutions to problems in everyday life, but does not always use a computer for the solution. It is logical thinking to expand creativity.
“… it promotes intellectual development and the development of problem-solving skills in a way that is applicable to many other subjects and in many other areas of life.”
Living, learning and earning are all ways in which a modern digital native needs to exploit what Computer Science has to offer. In this faculty pupils will:
It consists of knowledge, a set of techniques or methods for solving problems, as well as practical programming skills. What this means is that a course in Computer Science has to cover a lot of theory teaching, as well as plenty of practical problem solving and programming. It is a practical subject with lots of hands on experience, but it is not game playing!