Welcome to the Computing Faculty 

The increasing use of technology in all aspects of society makes confident, creative and productive use of ICT an essential skill for life.  The goal of the ICT department is to develop a pupil's ICT capability and to provide them with sufficient knowledge for all their future needs.  This is achieved through a stimulating learning environment where pupils acquire a combination of both practical skills and a sound theoretical understanding of the subject.

Year 7

During Year 7, students will study the following:

Under the hood of a computer, how the web works, drawing and manipulating shapes, designing a HIC, and how to stay safe when using digital devices.

Year 8

During Year 8, students will study the following:

The use of programming with a MicroBit, web creation, representing images, and how to stay safe when using digital devices.

Year 9

During Year 9, students begin their KS4 study and study the following:

Word processing, Python programming, spreadsheet software, data representation and presentation software.

Year 10

During Year 10, students will study the following:

Word processing, presentation software, spreadsheet software, using IT in Business

Year 11

During Year 11, students will study the following:

Word processing, presentation software, spreadsheet software, using IT in Business


All pupils use ICT facilities in accordance with the schools computer use policy.

Computing Documents

Teaching Staff
Head of Faculty Mrs J Weaver
Second in Faculty Mr J Murray
Teacher of Computing Mrs G Lewis
Teacher of Computing Mr M Ashworth
Teacher of Computing Mrs J Leadbetter