Colossus Computer System

Computing Components

This series of lessons will take a detailed look inside computer systems and explain how the components aid the flow of data around the system.

Students will be assessed at the end of the unit on a mini project based on a historical computing system of their choice from LGfL History of Computing resource.

Computing National Curriculum Attainment Target:

  • KS3: Understand the hardware and software components that make up networked computer systems, how they interact, and how they affect cost and performance

  • KS4: Develop their capability, creativity and knowledge in computer science, digital media and information technology