Computing

In Computing lessons we aim to equip young people with the skills and knowledge needed to work confidently with computers. Computing can be split into three main areas of study: 

       Computer Science which includes:   

  • understanding what a computer system is, the components that make a computer system, binary data representation and basic networking  

  • understanding how a computer is programmed and to be able to use computational thinking skills to design algorithms to solve logical problems  

 

       Information, Communication Technology (ICT)       

       which includes:  

  • understanding how to use computer systems to create, modify and share digital documents  

  • developing skills with office software including word processors, spreadsheets, desktop publishers and presentations  

       

       Digital Literacy which includes:  

  • understanding how to use computer systems safely and respectfully  

  • understand how to access information through online services safely and efficiently

RESPECT * RESPONSIBILITY * TRUST * KINDNESS * RESILIENCE * COURAGE

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Pilton Community College, Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, Devon  EX31 1RB.  01271 374381  email: admin@pilton.college  

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