Year 10 Digital Science (Half Year)

10DGS1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Walker

Students will learn about key computer science concepts that drive our technology hungry society:

• Computer Programming – learning the basic concepts of how to program a computer to perform tasks. Using Python, a free to download and use programming language.  
• Computer science – logic, binary, encryption, computer security, machine learning.
• Computational thinking – Algorithms, decomposition of complex tasks.   
• Digital Infrastructure – how computer hardware stores and communicates data. 

Completing this course will give students a great start for L1, L2 and L3 Digital Science.

Exciting careers are ahead as new technology opens up. Developing mobile applications, machine learning, using data to help in decision making and problem solving in many fields of society and business: Software developers, systems analysts, network architects, robotics, entertainment/game developers.



Pathway

L1 Digital Science