April 18, 2016

KS3 Computer Science

This course covers KS3 Computer in one academic year.

Each half term we cover different topics and they can be studied separately.

Lessons are every Wednesday  11-12pm via our virtual classroom. Cost is £8.00 per lesson depending on the number of weeks in a half term but usually 

Term 1:

Intro to Computer Science 

  • Computer Hardware Components
  • Inputs/Outputs
  • Bits and Bytes
  • Computer Software
  • Algorithms
  • Flowcharts

The Internet 

  • History of the Internet
  • What is the Internet
  • How the Internet Works
  • HTML
  • Internet Security

Term 2:

General Computer Science  

  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Testing and Evaluation of Software
  • Wireframes – Designing software
  • Audio Files
  • Image Files
  • Networks


  • Digital Electronics and Logic Gates
  • Electronic Circuits

Python Programming – Beginners

Term 3

Python Programming – Beginners cont.