ICT & Computer Science

ICT Faculty Staff List
Mr M Wills Head of ICT & Computer Science   
Mr M Andrews Subject Leader Computer Science - ICT Teacher
Miss S Cane Subject Leader ICT - Computer Science Teacher
Mr D Dann ICT - PE Teacher
Mr J O'Dowd ICT - PE Teacher
ICT and computing skills are vital in today’s world and opens the door to a variety of professions. The use of computers has become part of our every day life with everything today using a computer in some way. The faculty aims to provide students with a broad range of ICT and computing skills and experiences so that they can become competent individuals who can contribute to a digital society.

Students are given access to a variety of programs and knowledge in the faculty and can develop these skills to a high level. Computer suites are open at lunchtimes and after school to enable students to use computers outside normal lesson times and complete computer-based homework for other subjects. Enhancements are available to support students at all ages and enrichment activities available for the young aspiring Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg.

Curriculum Overview

Faculty Features

  • 7 fully equipped computer suites including desks for theory
  • 12 x Raspberry Pi’s
  • Digital cameras
  • Audio equipment

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • KS3 Enhancement
  • KS4 Enhancement
  • KS5 enhancement
  • Programming Club
  • Raspberry Pi Club

Ways in Which Parents Can Support their Children

  • Check they have completed their homework using ShowMyHomework
  • Provide support when preparing for an exam or assessment
  • Speak to your child’s teacher with any concerns or questions you may have
  • Encourage the use of digital learning (researching using the Internet, reading e-books, developing ICT and Computing skills)
  • Install any free software required on your home computer so your child can extend their learning at home (please speak to your child’s teacher for a list of software)

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