GCSE – Algorithms part 1 - The essentials

Curriculum KS4 Unit


The main focus of this unit is on searching and sorting algorithms, though other topics are covered, such as computational thinking, flow charts, and tracing algorithms. Students will have opportunities to analyse, interpret, modify, and implement a range of algorithms.

Unit guide

Updated: 10 Feb 2023

Learning graph

Updated: 10 Feb 2023


Lesson 1

Computational thinking

Lesson 2

Representing algorithms

Lesson 3

Tracing algorithms