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16/08/21

"I have put in a lot of effort, so I feel pretty good about my results. I am looking forward to studying at the next level." https://t.co/gUjIFnSvD4 https://t.co/wztruPoySB

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16/08/21

"I have put in a lot of effort, so I feel pretty good about my results. I am looking forward to studying at the next level." https://t.co/gUjIFnSvD4 https://t.co/h7hnfVk6tk

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16/08/21

"When I arrived in England, I did not think I would be able to achieve these grades." https://t.co/gUjIFnSvD4 https://t.co/xiJ4Y0dY1j

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12/08/21

"Regardless of the adversity they have faced, our students continued to persevere and overcome." https://t.co/WB4KWi0P10 https://t.co/NEgGd49Qn2

12/08/21

A huge congratulations to all our Year 11 students on your amazing results!We could not be more proud of you. Sixth form enrolment continues today until 4pm, and tomorrow from 9am - 1pm.

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12/08/21

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GCSE Results 2021: BMAT STEM Academy students “smash down barriers’. https://t.co/lirdnwJTRs https://t.co/x99zNIRMIW

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08/07/21

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has an incredible history and an inspiring story of leaving General Electric and joining a diabetes tech following his son's diagnosis of T1D. Perfect for our students from https://t.co/MwzmUZCkAx

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08/07/21

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Students and teaching colleagues from listen and joining the discussion at the ’s Diabetes conference. Right now we’re hearing from and his powerful message https://t.co/xe3N2rMSap

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08/07/21

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Out Now! 🌟 The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/KdyaAhJ1Aq

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11/06/21

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BMAT recently appointed a director of to help children to reach their full potential. The former headteacher has started his work by bringing together experts from across the Trust to share best practise. https://t.co/dXL7gGTkgX https://t.co/btrvCXMwsv

27/05/21

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Delighted to be partnered with , such a talented group of young people. The can't wait to see their final designs! https://t.co/4X15i2gu7T

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27/05/21

What a great afternoon! Year 10 working on their sponsor project from , Year 11 learning about the science of chocolate and Year 12 economists learning about Monopolies in the best way possible. https://t.co/mF7YMWsUz1

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07/05/21

Our first amazing cohort of wonderful sixth form students are loving their graduation. Achieving 3 1st and 7 2nd class degrees. https://t.co/gHplRez50S

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28/04/21

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Our SEND director is on twitter so please follow for SEND specific content. You can read more about the role here: https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/slQON8gLZw

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06/04/21

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BMAT have a vacancy for an Estates & Facilities Assistant working across our Primary and Secondary Schools in Harlow, Essex. For more information visit https://t.co/MNldj0Ml52 https://t.co/ifinsNm5Gg

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28/03/21

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There are false reports that lateral flow tests can give you cancer. These rapid tests have been rigorously tested and are safe. The swabs are sterilised with ethylene oxide to ensure they are safe to use. It is one of the most commonly used sterilisation tools. https://t.co/lYWDRluMUh

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25/03/21

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BMAT has appointed a director to ensure children with special educational needs and disabilities achieve their full potential. Marios Solomonides takes up post of Director of SEND with a mission to remove all barriers faced by children within BMAT schools. https://t.co/jWIcjKLtxl https://t.co/hsWxgX4m7z

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19/03/21

What better way to end the week than with and leading a session on LEGO mindstorms engineering and programming. The first event of many for our students over the coming months. https://t.co/mvQMRqX2hS

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07/03/21

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Great work experience partnership between and https://t.co/AaeoC9LSip https://t.co/tnhSa9RbGb

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Computer Science A Level

What is Computer Science all about?

Computer Science has computational thinking at its core, helping students to develop the skills to solve problems, design systems and understand human and machine intelligence.  It allows students to apply the academic principles to real world systems in an exciting and engaging manner.

The Course

The course is a technical, work-related course designed for those wishing to learn how to be professionals in the computing industry. You will complete projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and business scenarios.

Topics can include:

  • computer systems (hardware and installation)
  • big data (researching and using data)
  • spreadsheets and database development
  • graphic design and web scripting
  • programming
  • games development
  • mobile engineering
  • business use of social media

Mathematical concepts are at the very heart of computing, and you will need to understand concepts and number systems, whilst a keen interest in technology outside of the classroom is absolutely essential too.

Future careers linked to this subject:

Upon completion of further study, you would be able to pursue a career in:

  • software engineering
  • web and multimedia production
  • programming
  • systems analysis
  • hardware and software support
  • network engineering
  • computer games development

 

You may also choose to start work in the industry at a more junior level immediately after completing your Level 3; you can apply for positions such as IT technician or web developer.

How will I be assessed?

The course is delivered as a combination of theory and practical, and you will be assessed through both a portfolio and external assessment for core units set by the exam board.

Internal assessments use a wide variety of methods including presentations, reports, posters, podcasts, role-plays and interactive quizzes.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade 5 including Maths and English Language. If taken Computer Science at GCSE we would require a grade 5 or vocational qualification equivalent.

 

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