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Gregory E

Mr Gregory E

IT Skills

Warwick


Subjects taught:
Maths, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Further Maths, IT Skills
Qualifications:
BEng (Hons) Integrated Engineering, Cardiff University (1994). Working towards PGCE
Allison F

Mrs Allison F

IT Skills

Warwick


Subjects taught:
Computer Science, IT Skills
Qualifications:
QTS Schools Direct, Basingstoke Alliance SCITT (2016). SKE Certificate, Computer Science, University of Reading (2015). BA 2-Dimensional Art, Graphic Design Media Design and Marketing (2007).
Nicola H

Mrs Nicola H

IT Skills

Warwick


Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, French, IT Skills, SATs, School Entrance Exams
Qualifications:
Certificate for Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in the Primary School, York St Johns (2006). PGCE Primary, York St Johns (2003). BA (Hons) Degree French, Latin subsidiary, Durham University (1982).
Gary B

Mr Gary B

IT Skills

Warwick


Subjects taught:
Computer Science, IT Skills
Qualifications:
Certificate of Education, Borough Road College, London (1976).
Joseph C

Mr Joseph C

IT Skills

Warwick


Subjects taught:
Primary, SEN, Maths, English, EFL or ESL, School Entrance Exams, 11+, 13+, Study Skills, IT Skills
Qualifications:
PGCE SEN Specialism, Sheffield Hallam University (2014): BSc Creative Music and Sound Technology, Leeds Metropolitan University (2005). National Autistic Society 6 module certification for Mentoring and Study Support. National Autistic Society - SPELL in Higher Education

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What is the difference between IT Skills and Computer Science?

The school curriculum for computing has changed in recent years, with a greater focus now on the science of computing rather than on the applications. Computer Science is concerned with how computers and computer systems work, and how they are designed and programmed. IT (Infomation Technology) or ICT (Infomation and Communication Technology) deal with applying computer systems to solve real-world problems such as finding things out, exchanging and sharing information, and reviewing, modifying and evaluating work.

IT Skills

Digital culture and digital literacy have changed the way that people live, work, learn and play. Growing up in an IT-rich environment means that children need to have opportunities to experience and develop IT skills that will help them make the most of their adult life. IT is incorporated into practically every lesson at school, from the Primary Key Stages onwards; from interactive whiteboards and virtual learning environments, to educational computer games and cloud based technologies such as the internet, email and e-learning platforms. In the early years, the emphasis is on getting children familiar with the technology and in using the software for isolated tasks. Later, pupils will be taught how to use various programs for a particular task and may present their findings from an investigation. At higher levels, pupils should be able to design systems for others to use and to critically evaluate these systems.

GCSE and A-Level Computer Science

The GCSE Computer Science course is a very demanding and academic course, focusing on the founding principles and practices of computation and in the design and development of computer systems. At GCSE level, students are introduced to the Central Processing Unit (CPU), computer memory and storage, wired and wireless networks, network topologies, system security, system software, computational thinking, algorithms and programming. At A-Level, the course is divided into two complementary parts: theory and programming. On the theory side, students study the internal workings of a computer, right down the basics of how data is stored along with other aspects of computer architecture. On the programming side, students learn a programming language (usually chosen by the school) from C#, Java, Pascal/Delphi, Python and Visual Basic.NET. The A-Level is assessed with two exam papers (each 40%), plus a practical project (20%) which will typically be done over a period of 3 months.

How are Warwick schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Warwick (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Warwick primary school performance:

The Warwick area has 36 primary schools (one of the top being St Peter's Catholic Primary School with 33% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is a good school. The ethos for learning is extremely good and reflects the Christian and family values that permeate the whole school. The attainment of pupils is above average and rising. In reading and mathematics, attainment is particularly high. Pupils speak well and their writing is frequently detailed and expressive. However, spelling is often inaccurate due to carelessness, and untidy handwriting masks the high quality and detail of what is written. Pupils' progress is good and steadily improving, though more slowly in writing than in other areas.”

The Warwick local authority has an average of 66% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 11% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Warwick secondary school performance:

The Warwick area has 14 secondary schools (one of the top being Aylesford School Warwick with 49% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Pupils’ outcomes in the secondary phase are good. In 2017, pupils’ progress by the end of key stage 4 was at the national average. Current secondary pupils are making strong progress in a wide range of subjects.”

The Warwick local authority has an average of 50% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of 96% of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Warwick Ofsted ratings:

72% of Warwick schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 4 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

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