Year 12

Autumn Term

1. Computing Fundamentals:

Systems Development, Life Cycle and Software. Boolean Algebra and Number Systems including hexadecimal, octal and binary. GUI and system interfacing. Common system software, input, output devices. Vonn Neuman model.

2. Programming Techniques and Logical Methods:

Learning how to program using Python

Spring Term

1. Computing Fundamentals:

Basic networking, LAN’s, WAN’s etc. Data Transmission types, Checksums and error correction. Social implications of Computing.

2. Programming Techniques and Logical Methods:

Developing and testing simple applications.

Summer Half Term 1

Exam Preparation and Revision

Summer Half Term 2

A2 Computing:

Research for Year 13 Development project including object-oriented theory.