The course

Information Technology helps to develop practical skills and general knowledge in relation to the world of work.  Information Communications Technology is central to the aims of Business and Enterprise.  This is an exciting ICT course that provides the appropriate balance of practical and theoretical content to ensure that students can progress into further education or employment.

What will you study?

The curriculum is up-to-date and relevant, reflecting the blend of business, technical, interpersonal and project skills needed by someone who is thinking of a career in ICT.  Students will have access to up-to-date hardware and software and become familiar with programmes and techniques that can be transferred across other subject areas.

  • Understanding computer systems
  • Using ICT to create business solutions
  • Creating an interactive product using multimedia components

How will you be assessed?

  • 25% Written Exam
  • 25% Controlled Assessment
  • 50% Coursework

What skills will you develop?

  • To be able to use different tools and techniques to solve real world problems.

Future pathways available post 16

  • A Level ICT
  • A Level Computing
  • BTEC Level 3 Game Design
  • BTEC Level 3 ICT

Exam Board : Cambridge Nationals