A Level Computer Science

Introduction to Course

Students will also have the opportunity to take A-Level Computer Science which uses a combination of assessment styles to give students confidence which they can apply to succeed in the workplace and have the study skills to continue learning throughout their career.

Students will become experts in technologies such as Python, HTML, CSS and JS throughout the course. Students will develop their skills in project planning, identifying user needs, testing and the systems product cycle during the project element of the course.

Exam board/Specification

OCR H466  A-Level Computer Science



Progression Routes

The qualification will give learners the opportunity to enter employment in the IT and Computing sector or move onto University to study a Degree in ICT/Computer Science. It carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses.

The qualification also supports entry to further studies in areas such as:

BSc (Hons) Computing and Information Technology

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons) Data Science

“I really enjoy programming in lessons. I love creating games, programs and applications in my own time. I feel that computer science is a fundamental skill for everyone’s lives in the technological age we live in”


Alex Finch (Head of ICT) e-mail: [email protected]