Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 13

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Data types, data structures / implementing algorithms

Use algorithms including quick sort, Dijkstra’s shortest path algorithm, A* algorithm, binary search, evaluating algorithm efficiencies in terms of execution time and space using Big-O.  Datatype and structures

Written assessment

 

None Exam Assessment – independent programming project

Spring Term

 

Software and software development

 

Including: understand the waterfall lifecycle, agile methodologies, extreme programming, the spiral model and rapid application development.

Written assessment

None Exam Assessment – independent programming project - continued

Summer Term

 

Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues

Computing related legislation, moral and ethical issues

Examination