Year 11 Transition Work
In order to prepare for the CIE A Level Computer Science course, you should look to complete the following learning over the holidays prior to the course.
Step 1 – Complete the Python Programming Challenges
If you haven’t already done so you should complete the Python programming challenges found here.
Step 2 – Full Program Walkthrough
Once you have completed the programming challenges your next objective should be to pick 3 of the program walkthrough tutorials to follow. These will help you develop the skills and understanding to start developing larger programming projects. The walk-throughs can be found here.
Step 3 – Mini Project
Finally you should look to code your own program. Your first project doesn’t need to be big, as long as you get opportunity to practise the basics.
- Todo list tracker
- Alarm application
- Scrabble helper application
- Budget tracker
- Text based adventure game
- Address book application
- Holiday budget planner
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