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

Electronics 

  • Digital Electronics and Logic Gates
  • Electronic Circuits

Python Programming – Beginners

Term 3

Python Programming – Beginners cont.