Useful resources for Year 11 students

Computer Science (A Level)

Computing & ICT (BTEC)

A great starting point for year 11 students is the W3Schools website. It has a range of different tutorials and exercises for students to learn how to code in a variety of languages including HTML, CSS, Java, Java Script, Python etc.
An array of online computing courses, most are free from EDX website. Learn Cybersecurity with free online courses and MOOCs from Tel Aviv University, Stanford University, University of Maryland, College Park, Princeton University and other top universities around the world. Lots to choose from, here are a few examples.
Database Course
Technical Support Fundamentals

Other Courses:

Computer Networking

This class is offered as CS6250 at Georgia Tech where it is a part of the Online Masters Degree (OMS). Taking this course here will not earn credit towards the OMS degree. This course covers advanced topics in Computer Networking such as Software-Defined Networking (SDN), Data Center Networking and Content Distribution. The course is divided into three parts.

Introduction to Cyber Security

Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life. Your journey into the world of cyber security and protecting your digital life has been organised into eight weeks of study. The first three weeks focus on understanding the basics of cyber security. This includes an exploration of the security threat landscape, together with some of the basic techniques for protecting your computers and your online information. Click here for an Introduction to Cyber Security.

Cyber Security

What you’ll learn:

  • Information Security basic terminology, vulnerabilities, exploits, and an in-depth look at a real case-study (namely, Meltdown).
  • An overview of cryptography with an emphasis on symmetric ciphers.
  • A high-level examination of hash functions and an overview of common hash algorithms.
Computing Foundation Degree