Computer Science and ICT

Staff within the Department

Mr. K. Marron - Head of Department

B.A. (Hons), DipH.E. 

Ms. J. Cupial-Jones - Media Teacher and Head of Year 7

M.A. Journalism and Media Studies

Ms S. Samuel - Computing Teacher

BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Computing

Ms A. Graham- Computing Teacher and Assistant Headteacher

BSc in Applied Mathematics

We offer Computer Science as a truly comprehensive subject. All students at EWS complete the subject at KS3, offering two years to learn how computers and networks work, and how to code their own programs. We provide bespoke activities using robots in lessons, and are excited to give students the opportunity to work with the BBC Micro:bit in KS3.




Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Year 7

The School Network, e-mail, and e-safety.


Understanding hardware and software.

Data representation.


Games programming.

Students complete this subject on a carousel for two terms of each year at KS3.

Year 8

Understanding Computer Systems.


Introduction to Python Programming.

Computer graphics and audio.


Web Design (HTML / CSS)

Students complete this subject on a carousel for two terms of each year at KS3.


In Year 8, students take part in coding challenge events. 

We follow the national curriculum for Computer Science at KS3. More information can be found at

Activities to do at home

Learning to code in Python is an engaging and useful way to develop your skills. Currently we recommend learning by playing at

Year 9 can improve by developing their HTML skills, we recommend using Khan Academy: . Year 9, 10 and 11 can access the IT facilities to work on their programming skills on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes in R4.

For Computer Science, a working knowledge of Python programming is essential.  A fun way to develop these skills is through Code Combat:


Enrichment Activities and Trips

Robot Club

Programming Club


Career Paths

Software Architect

Systems Manager

Academic Researcher

Systems Analyst

Database Administrator

Games Programmer

Web Developer

App Designer