A Level CS Masterclass Membership

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Access all of our live classes and previously recorded sessions* for one easy monthly price & never miss a lesson again!

Our A Level Computer Science masterclasses span 30 separate lessons run throughout the academic year covering topics for AQA, CIE, and OCR specifications. Lessons may be booked as a monthly subscription over 9 months, or as a full course for £395 saving you 20% of the total cost of lessons over the academic year. Every masterclass includes:

  • Pre-Recorded video introducing the key aspects of the topic
  • Downloadable tasks
  • Exam style questions
  • Quiz / Interactive task to test your knowledge
  • Optional live lesson with a subject specialist tutor via Zoom
    • Group A: Saturdays at 11.15am
  • Additional tutor marked feedback on exam style assignments is available for each masterclass at an additional fee (assignment content is available to all students).

For students looking for a foundation in Computer Science, or for high grades at GCSE, our GCSE Computer Science Masterclasses are also available as a subscription to assist students in bridging the gap between GCSE & A Level.

Topics & live lesson dates are shown below. Where a live lesson date has passed, the recorded & downloadable content remains available to students.

*course materials remain available until the end of the academic year.

Session Topic Date Scheduled Tutor
Intro 1 New Student Introduction Saturday, September 25th 2021 Holly Billinghurst
Intro 2 Programming Skills – Step Up to A Level Saturday, October 2nd 2021
Intro 3 A Level Study Skills – Taking Notes & Revision Skills for A Level CS Saturday, October 9th 2021
Intro 4 A Level Study Skills – Independent Study Plans & Your Personal Statement Saturday, October 16th 2021
AUTUMN HALF TERM
1 Number Systems Saturday, November 6th 2021 AS & A Level Exams : 
2 Searching Algorithms Saturday, November 13th 2021 AQA OCR
3 Sorting Algorithms Saturday, November 20th 2021 7516 1 H406 1 8th June
4 Shortest Path Algorithms Saturday, November 27th 2021 7516 2 H406 2 15th June
5 Programming Paradigms Saturday, December 4th 2021 7517 1 H446 1 8th June
6 Assembly Language & Addressing Modes Saturday, December 11th 2021 7517 2 H446 2 15th June
CHRISTMAS BREAK 7517 2 H446 2 15th June
7 SQL Query Syntax Saturday, January 8th 2022
8 Compression Algorithms Saturday, January 15th 2022 CIE 9608 1 7th May
9 Encryption Techniques Saturday, January 22nd 2022 9608 2 20th May
10 Stacks & Queues Saturday, January 29th 2022 9608 3 21st May
11 Linked Lists & Hashing Saturday, February 5th 2022 9608 4 25th May
12 HTML & Javascript 1 Saturday, February 12th 2022
13 HTML & Javascript 2 Saturday, February 26th 2022
SPRING HALF TERM
14 Search Engine Indexing & Page Ranking Saturday, March 5th 2022
15 Boolean Algebra Saturday, March 12th 2022
16 Network Addresses & Subnets Saturday, March 19th 2022
17 Types of Processor & Architectures Saturday, March 26th 2022
18 Classes, Objects, & Inheritance Saturday, April 2nd 2022
19 Long Answer Questions (Legal & Ethics) Saturday, April 9th 2022
EASTER BREAK

(Year 13 Revision Workshops & Year 12 NEA Workshops)

20 Long Answer Questions (Ethics) Saturday, April 30th 2022
21 Long Answer Questions (Technical) Saturday, May 7th 2022
22 Big Data & Data Mining Saturday, May 14th 2022
23 Trace Tables in Programming Saturday, May 21st 2022
SUMMER HALF TERM
24 AS Exam Paper Walkthrough (AQA, CIE, & OCR) Saturday, June 4th 2022
25 A Level Exam Paper Walkthrough (AQA, CIE, & OCR) Saturday, June 11th 2022
26 Year 12 Step up to A Level Saturday, June 18th 2022