GCE A LEVEL ICT
The current Year 13 will be the last year at the school to sit an A Level in ICT, which comprises of 2 units in the final year:
This is a theory unit which is assessed by means of a 2 hour 30 minutes exam and is worth 30% of the whole qualification. It consists of the following units:
- The Internet
- Human Computer Interface
- Working with ICT
- Security Policies
- Database Systems
- Management of Change
- Management Information Systems
- System Development Life Cycle
This is the coursework unit which is worth 20% of the whole qualification. Students have to devise their own scenario for which they have to produce a working database solution. The coursework covers the following sections of development:
- User Requirements
- Design Specification
- User Documentation
Digital ambassadors at the school run a Coding Club one lunchtime a week, where students from all year groups can get to grips with computer programming.
Paul Connor - Teacher of Computer Science & ICT
Scott Drew - Teacher of PE & Computer Science
John Hughes - Teacher of Computer Science
Robert Parkin - Teacher of DT & Computer Science
Julian White - Head of Faculty and Teacher of Computer Science & ICT.
For further details, please contact Mr White.
|All current plans for sixth form programmes of study at Bishop Stopford School are provisional, dependent of student numbers and government policy