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Computing Department

DEPARTMENT LEADER: Mr. Ferris

Subject Overview

The department encompasses the learning areas of Computer Science, ICT and Digital Technology.


Key Stage 3

Year 7 pupils study Computer Science as as part of the Curriculum For Wales curriculum. Pupils learn to create Scratch programming scripts including some games.

Year 8 pupils are following the ICT National Curriculum. During the first two months of Year 8, pupils undertake a number of Scratch programming tasks. During the rest of the year, they complete word processing, presentation, sound editing and movie-making tasks. From September 2021, Year 8 pupils will study Python programming and networks as part of the Curriculum For Wales.

Year 9 pupils currently follow the ICT National Curriculum. They create databases and undertake a number of Logo programming tasks. From September 2022, Year 9 pupils will study Python programming and Logo programming.


Key Stage 4

Students can choose to study either WJEC GCSE Computer Science or WJEC GCSE ICT. For Year 10 pupils from September 2021, the choices will be WJEC GCSE Computer Science or WJEC GCSE Digital Technology.


Meet the team

Miss. Dabrowska, is an experienced teacher of ICT. She has taught at Morriston Comprehensive since 2012 and leads the school’s implementation of the Digital Competence Framework.

Mr. Ferris, has taught at Morriston Comprehensive since 1997 and has been the IT Department Leader since 2003.