“The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.”
— Bill Gates
In the department you will study a wide range of Computing and Media (including office skills such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases), Computing (including games /app making and the internal workings of a computer) and Media (including animation, graphic design and movie making) all of which will be useful for everyday life. You will have the opportunity to work with new technology and master the use of existing technology.
You will learn how technology is used for different purposes, audiences and genres whilst undertaking exciting practical work.
Key Stage 3 Topics
Creative I-Media is a vocational qualification that incorporates animation, graphics, sound and video.
Students will undertake four units. One examination assessment on Pre-Production skills and three pieces of coursework.
The exam unit study guide is available at www.webbuster.education along with flash cards and reference for each of the other units.
The students will undertake three units. Two examinations and one NEA. The NEA is a programing task usually to create a game using Python. Each exam paper is worth 50% each. They will learn about hardware, software and computer systems. They will understand how to write a computer game and make it as efficient as possible.
Computer Science is a GCSE course that also counts as a science. The course requires students to learn a programming language.
All units are covered and assessed using the webbuster education website available at www.webbuster.education