Computing – ICT
“Who invented the computer?” is not a question with a simple answer. The real answer is that many inventors contributed to the history of computers and that a computer is a complex piece of machinery made up of many parts, each of which can be considered a separate invention. British scientist Alan Turing OBE is widely considered to be the father of computer science. The World Wide Web is a British invention, created by Sir “Tim” Berners-Lee, who is a Computer Science chair at the local Southampton University’s ECS.
The Computing/ICT Department is committed to providing up to date and interesting work in all aspects of the use of computing.
We teach a range of applications from relational databases to presentations, from programming dance moves to developing games.
All students are given opportunities to learn and develop new skills and many leave with high level qualifications.
At KS4 pupils can choose to study GCSE Computer Science, ICT or skills such as the ECDL.