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The Computing department at Irlam and Cadishead Academy aims to develop confident digital citizens. Through challenging and engaging projects, students will learn how to use computational thinking skills to solve given problems. All students will have the opportunity to write their own programs, design webpages and produce professional quality digital products whilst learning basic ICT skills in preparation for life beyond education. We are dedicated to ensuring that our students leave the Academy with the skills to embrace a future of rapidly advancing computer technology.

Detailed Computing Curriculum Intent

KS3 Computing


KS4 Computing

Computing Careers


It can be difficult to see how your school subjects relate to future jobs. However, when you make your Options choices in Year 9, it can influence and determine your career pathway, and the choices you make in the next stages of your education.

Should you wish to explore careers in Computing further, here are some interesting websites to help your research: 

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