Computing Science


“The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do” – Steve Jobs


Computer Science forms a key part of everyday life. When we think about how many technological devices and software programs we use every day it is hard to image how many people have careers within this field to keep up with demands.Our Computing Science course teaches how modern technology such as tablets, virtual reality, simulation and mobile technology work and develops pupils  programming skills, giving them an understanding of how software such as mobile apps and computer games are made. These skills are not only useful for pupils considering a career within this field but will undoubtedly be crucial in a future which is becoming every increasingly technology based.


Topics covered in our Computing Science course include:

  • App Inventor
  • BBC MicroBit
  • Kodu game design
  • Computer Hardware and Networks
  • Mobile Technology
  • Web Design
  • Databases
  • Dynamic Web pages
  • Software Design and Development
  • Information System Design and Development


Many Albyn pupils go on to further education studying Computing Science, choosing degrees such as Artificial Intelligence. By studying this subject at Albyn our pupils develop solid grounding in what we believe to be the fundamentals of the subject from which their future in the technological world can thrive.


Come and visit our Computing Science Department by booking a tour at Albyn School.


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