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12/11/18

Odd sock day for anti-bullying week. Don’t be a bully - its not cool! Choose friendship and not hate! https://t.co/XGdJsQxqnB

12/11/18

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Miss Trainor 🌍

When year 11 have been working so hard they deserve rewards https://t.co/F01QJqiu8p

11/11/18

It was a honour to lay a wreath on behalf of the FHS school community today. https://t.co/AJPb3KDEc5

10/11/18

If you are interested in a career in teaching we have an information morning on 11th December 9.30am - 11.30am https://t.co/W7PCaXADVI

09/11/18

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This is the amazing charity we are proud to support. https://t.co/4QT8EZpSsk

08/11/18

Our talented eco warriors have been involved in activities today with Hatfield Forest Youth Engagement Project https://t.co/PRO9ba5cqG

08/11/18

‘I am a single poppy, a reminder to you all, that courage faith and honour, will stand where heroes fall.’ Our students have made poppies for the front of school in tribute to all those who have fallen. https://t.co/Jwefxkx4Ly

05/11/18

Students are asked to wear odd socks on Monday 12th November to support anti-bullying week. More information to follow!! https://t.co/oEZx05Z6NY

04/11/18

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Weston Homes Plc

Considering your next career move? Over the next 2 years Weston Homes will be recruiting for over 350 roles within the construction industry. Click now to find out more! https://t.co/E01DpvdhVU https://t.co/fYQlgscFxP

03/11/18

Everyone at FHS wishes our young people and their families a happy bonfire night - but please remember to stay safe! Tips from Essex Fire Service can be found here - https://t.co/o4NWgN5ip3 https://t.co/woMLk2jvdy

01/11/18

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London Stansted and Forest Hall School team up for mentoring scheme https://t.co/OrAygcYRSo

01/11/18

So proud to see our students involved in Stansted Airport business mentoring again. Such a great opportunity to gain an understanding into the world of work. A big thank you to https://t.co/i7ZKHwMMWT

01/11/18

We hope everyone had a safe but fun Halloween! Our wonderful students made some of their own scary pumpkins!! 🎃 https://t.co/XBjVxzxk8b

01/11/18

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Sarah Wedgbrow 📚📓

Postcards all ready to send to our !! Lots of good rec’s heading your way from Year 7 https://t.co/DYMX0RXqyw

31/10/18

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BMAT

Year 7 and 8 girls from in Stansted, took part in the Women in Computing Festival: Her Story technology event. Full story - https://t.co/eldJmtgYR4 https://t.co/3fgYgLnWKg

27/10/18

Looking forward to seeing our wonderful students on Monday 8.45am to start the new half term. A tough 7 weeks ahead but it will be worth it!

16/10/18

It may only be October but our PTA are busy planning the Christmas bazaar on Thursday 22nd November. Please come along to enjoy the Christmas cheer! https://t.co/CsgXv9AGpP

13/10/18

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, the deadline to apply for a place for your child in 2019 is October 31 2018: https://t.co/OaxvfBEaWO https://t.co/Wsm8AMdtxp

13/10/18

Busy morning in school today. Our exceptional historians preparing for their exams this year https://t.co/5WOWNIs6Q1

11/10/18

We are proud to be open and serving our community. https://t.co/8FPCjY0tay

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Computer Science

For study in Year 10 or 11 only

Exam Board: AQA

Course code / Specification number: 4512

Level of qualification: GCSE

What will the students learn about?

GCSE Computer Science is different from other GCSE/ICT Computing courses because it focuses on the fundamentals of programming, the practical creation of applications e.g. mobile and web technologies and computer games key computing concepts.

What skills will students develop and demonstrate?

In the exam you will need to read information about programs and suggest possible improvements and or be able to discuss why the program is incorrect for its purpose.  You will need to have a high level of mathematical skills to work with Denary, Binary and Hexadecimal calculations.  The practical controlled assessments need to show that you can write at length using good English, spellings and punctuation.  You need to show that you can set out your work in a logical well-presented way following industry standards for the lifecycles of your programs.

How will students’ learning be assessed?

40% written exam – 1 hour 30 minutes

30% controlled assessment (1)

30% controlled assessment (2)

What grades can students achieve?

A*—G

After completing this course what can students progress on to?

Computer science A-Levels / courses at college

Relevant apprenticeships in the area of computing / software developing / game making.

For further information, please contact:

Mr O’Neill: d.oneill@fhs.essex.sch.uk

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