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25/09/20

One of our 6th form engineers (also studying maths & physics) explaining calculations she has made on cost & CO2 emissions savings to . Thank you again to Common Sense Energy for bringing renewables back to the forefront of our thoughts. https://t.co/OCaHHFvY9o https://t.co/MqWSdK2Ph7

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23/09/20

Year 10 have been looking at modelling more complex circuits with integrated circuits this morning in engineering, using CAD modelling and testing software. Amazing effort, understanding and problem solving from our awesome students. https://t.co/jYEThX8hB2

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17/09/20

Check out our online prospectus for entry to our Academy at Year 10 and Year 12. https://t.co/sPQqDz4JjF https://t.co/V74FbvGDOX

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14/09/20

We are so excited to have partnered with Common Sense Energy, a local company to help our students understand and develop products for the future. Our new Solar Panels are the first of many sources that are coming to our Academy. https://t.co/0kZsYWEBKg

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11/09/20

Thank you to for inspiring our Year 10’s with their design challenge. We’re coming up with ideas and cost sheets today to safely build and test next week. https://t.co/3z2kL1CRcH

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10/09/20

Year 10 are starting their careers journey with a live broadcast from . Despite restrictions, we are determined to continue to ensure our students in all years can access careers advice and information so they can follow exciting and rewarding careers. https://t.co/jSn2pIArXB

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07/09/20

Our Sixth Form is now open! We still have places available for this year. If you'd like more information please contact our Head of School direct schuylerd.org.uk or visit https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/H4WAD7qj8s

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03/09/20

Our Sixth Form is now open! We still have places available for this year. If you'd like more information please contact our Head of School direct schuylerd.org.uk or visit https://t.co/ON2TBeo0J9 https://t.co/2DxqtSyiOv

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01/09/20

Ronnie Witcomb and Tara Osman became senior STEM Creators at BMAT STEM Academy when our business focused school opened two years ago. As they collected their GCSE results, they looked back on their role in their new school. https://t.co/lxrjD1G6Hm https://t.co/HyfizD2FRF

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01/09/20

Socially distanced staff training! We’re having a great discussion on teaching and learning and how to turn restrictions into opportunities. So excited for this year with an expanding, talented group of staff and students and our brand new in . https://t.co/yElLSODUvn

01/09/20

Thank you for the link! Sounds really exciting.

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21/08/20

"I did not know what to expect from the results, but I felt really good when I opened them." Well done, Ashton! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/hbP9L0Qzjc

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21/08/20

"I feel brilliant. I was nervous waiting for the results, especially as I didn’t get to sit the exams myself. After opening my results, I was ecstatic!" Congratulations, Josh! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/S46bCfOjxu

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21/08/20

"I feel my results are so good and I deserve them. I am looking forward to continuing to study at BMAT STEM as it offers high quality education." Congratulations, Sara! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/Sp2nz8IVco

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21/08/20

"I did not want to open them at first. But, I am happy with my results; I am relieved." Well done, Gergo! https://t.co/crepiaUwUR https://t.co/pXt4c2k8x5

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20/08/20

BMAT STEM Academy Retweeted
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First group of BMAT STEM students produce results all are proud of https://t.co/w2b9I1fWa8 https://t.co/lVff5m9OpC

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20/08/20

"They have helped to transform this school and its reputation in the community due to their hard work and outstanding behaviour. They have laid the foundation for what we want this school to become and have been amazing role models for our Yr 10 students." https://t.co/Eps828JTuu https://t.co/jpv9uCQfuk

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20/08/20

Well done to all our students for their amazing results. We are so proud of all their achievements over the last year, and in both the years they have been with us. We can’t wait to welcome many back to our sixth form in September. https://t.co/sVELrOyitu

20/08/20

He’s done so well and we’re super proud! On top of this, he has been a pleasure to teach and work with and we can’t wait to welcome him to our sixth form.

19/08/20

We look forward to welcoming all our students tomorrow to BMAT STEM to collect their GCSE results. Please check your emails to confirm your allotted time. The information released this evening regarding BTEC qualifications does not affect you.

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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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