Computing Study  2018-2019

Computers are now part of everyday life and, for most of us, technology is essential to our lives, at home and at work. ‘Computational thinking’ is a skill that all pupils must learn if they are to be ready for the workplace and able to participate effectively in the digital world.

 Computing programme has been developed to equip young people with the foundation skills, knowledge and understanding of computing they will need for the rest of their lives. Through the programme of study for computing, they will learn how computers and computer systems work, they will design and build programs, they will develop their ideas using technology, and create a range of digital content.

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Year 10

Year 11






Image Manipulation


Web Design


Unit 1: Developing Web Products



Unit 2: Creative Multimedia







Computing reading list.

Aho K, Dharkar, A and Miller G – Digital Design Curriculum Guide (Course Technology, 2003) ISBN: 9780619055165

Burden K, Kuechel T and Smith A – Edexcel DiDA: Multimedia (Longman, 2005) ISBN: 9781846901102

Chapman N and J – Digital Multimedia (John Wiley & Sons, 2004) ISBN: 9780470858905

Chasemore R – Basic Paint Shop Pro 8 (Payne-Gallway Publishers, 2004) ISBN: 9781904467366

Tilley P and Gillies M – Edexcel DiDA: Graphics (Longman, 2005) ISBN: 9781846901171