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    Finding Us

    We are in easy reach from various methods of transport:

    94, 237, 266. 207, 260, 283, 228

    Goldhawk Road (Hammersmith and City Line), Ravenscourt Park (District Line)

    Limited parking is available at Hammersmith Academy. Visitors are encouraged to travel via public transport.

    Should you choose to travel by car please be advised that on street parking is available at a cost of £1.10 per half hour (as of April 2013) chargeable between the hours of 9.00am to 5.00pm (Mon-Fri).

    Hammersmith Academy
    25 Cathnor Road
    W12 9JD

    t: 020 8222 6000
    f: 0208 222 6728



Computer Science


Computer Science

Computer Science is a subject that can be applied to all career paths and many aspects of life. Computer science has brought us 3D printing in the engineering industry, AI has bought us manufacturing robots and domestic robots, home security is dominated by computer science and let’s not forget the most popular piece of technology… smart phones!

Some of the topics included in this course are:

  • Processors
  • Input, output and storage devices
  • Software and software development
  • Exchanging data
  • Algorithms
  • Data types and Structures
  • Legal, moral, cultural and ethical issues surrounding systems
  • Computational thinking
  • Problem Solving and programming

Exam Board: OCR

Entry Requirements: Eight or more GCSEs at grades 9-4, including a grade 5 in English. Grade 5 in English, Grade 6 in Computer Science and Grade 7 in Maths and Science.

Skills Gained

  • Computational and Algorithmic thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Programming

Possible Careers

  • Software developer
  • Tech specialist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Gamer Designer/Developer
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Programmer
  • Data analyst/scientist
  • App developer
  • Careers in Artificial intelligence & robotics