Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 12


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices /

Elements of computational thinking

Structure and function of processor, Input, Output and storage, Thinking Abstractly, ahead, procedurally and logically

Written assessment

Spring Term


Exchanging data /

Problem solving and programming


Programming techniques including object-oriented programming, networking and protocols

Written assessment

Summer Term


Algorithms to solve problems and standard algorithms

Exploration of the suitability of different algorithms for a given task and data set.

Written assessment