At Airedale Junior School we learn:
Our curriculum for computing is broken down into 4 main areas. They are:
We cover a variety of these areas as we progress through the school.
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Famous In This Field:
William Henry Gates III (Bill Gates) was born October 28, 1955 and is an American business man and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014.
In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen launched Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. Gates led the company as chief executive officer until stepping down in January 2000, but he remained as chairman and created the position of chief software architect for himself.
Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution.
Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people, an index of the wealthiest documented individuals, excluding and ranking against those with wealth that is not able to be completely ascertained. From 1995 to 2017, he held the Forbes title of the richest person in the world all but four of those years, and held it consistently from March 2014 – July 2017, with an estimated net worth of US$89.9 billion as of October 2017.
Later in his career and since leaving Microsoft, he donated large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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