- An understanding and ability to apply the fundamental principles and concepts of computer science, including: abstraction, decomposition, logic, algorithms and data representation.
- The ability to analyse problems in computational terms through practical experience of solving such problems, including writing programs, creating games, databases and interactive software.
- The capacity to think creatively, innovatively, analytically, logically and critically, as well as see relationships between different aspects of computer science
Computer Science Staff
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Mr P. Brown
If you asked my 10 year old self what I wanted to be when I was older I would have said a train driver! Nobody would have predicted I would be a teacher. I found that school got in the way of my play time with friends. The advice of one teacher had an impact. I tried and when it resulted in rewards, I was hooked! It became a competition to work my way up to the higher sets. It was only at college that I started to be interested in computers and University seemed to be the obvious next step. After working in web design and completing my MSc, I decided that I wanted a career where I could pass on my passion of computing and new technology. At Accrington Academy I see many young people who remind me of my younger self. I may not be a train driver but I am taking students on a journey through school and helping them reach success.
A-Level Pass Rate
Most students achieve their expected grades or above and many students move onto university.
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