Students sit two exams at the end of year 13. Each lasts for two hours thirty minutes and combined, they will represent 80% of the marks awarded for the qualification. The remaining 20% comes from an internally assessed individual project (coursework).
5 GCSE at grade 5 or above. Students must have achieved grade 6 or above in Maths and a 5 in English. A grade 7 in Computer Science if studied at GCSE.
Computer Science gives you a sound understanding of computing theory and develops students' programming and logical thinking skills, plus, it enhances analytical and problem-solving skills, helping students to solve and overcome problems logically and efficiently.