Stage 3 - Starting at high school

Studying Computer Science at High School is more than just learning to program. This course is designed to help to develop you into a competent problem solver, creator of digital artefacts, self aware user of technology and, potential computer scientist of the future ...

Year 6 Intake Day Activities - Superheroes!

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rbkyQfVt4sRpRHBoSx4xCF6sTX9J-D0yn06zOMJcI8M/preview?slide=id.p For the intake day, you will take part in three activities - creating a graphic, editing a web page to create a meme and coding behaviours in a Scratch game - all about Superheroes! There are four things you need ...
  1. A set of background images
  2. A set of superhero images
  3. Graded Scratch challenges
  4. Instructions

Course Structure

Year 7

During Year 7, you will be learning about some of the most interesting and fundamental topics on Computer Science, learning a little more about Scratch Programming and also having a go with the BBC Microbit.

Throughout the year

In lessons

Extra Curricular


Autumn Term


Baseline assessments

How computers work


End of Year Examination + feedback

Year 8

During Year 8, you will be building on the programming skills you learnt in Year 7 and learning a textual programming languages called Small Basic. You'll also cover some more advanced Computer Science theory.

Throughout the Year

In lessons

Extra Curricular


Autumn Term


Recap Assessment

The World Wide Web


Spring Term



Sound, camera, action


Summer Term



Cyber security

End of Year Examination + feedback