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Computing SCIENCE

The Computing department currently has two full time members of staff, Mr Gray (Faculty PT) and Mr Young.  Ms Grant also take classes within the department.

Computing Science is part of the Technologies Faculty

Currently the Computing Science department offer the following courses:

 

S1 - All pupils take Computing Science in S1 for one period a week as part of the BGE curriculum.

S2 - All pupils take Computing Science in S2 for one period a week as part of the BGE curriculum.

S3 - Pupils may select Computing in S3 as part of their choices.  This course runs for the whole year and is for 3 periods a week. Pupils may also take the Computing based option in S3 and this also runs for the whole year and is for 2 periods a week.

Senior School - Senior school pupils may select Computing at the following levels

  • National 3
  • National 4
  • National 5
  • Higher