Advances in computing are transforming the way we work and our computer science specifications have changed with the times these specifications focus on the skills students need to progress to higher education or thrive in the workplace. Gcse computer science learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers organised by topic. Coursework will not count towards final gcse computer science grades over the next two years, england's exams regulator has confirmed the move comes amid concerns about widespread cheating in the. Gcse and gce computing sign in now to see your channels and recommendations.
As/a level gce gce computing of the corresponding two-year advanced gce course, ie between gcse and advanced gce the as gce (from september 2013) is made up. This specification has been created to get students working with real-world programming and provides a good understanding of the fundamental principles of computing. Computer science and ict discussion, revision, exam and homework help.
This micro-site is designed to give teaching and learning ideas for gcse and gce computing, prepare students to move onto the linux essentials course and give practical tips for using it in the class room. Which of the cloud computing, storage, database, and networking services of the google cloud platform fits your business requirements it professionals—including architects, network admins, and. This page contains information related to our gce as/a level computer science specification available in england and wales (first teaching from 2015) course materials all course materials are available on our related documents page.
This is a book about a-level computer science it aims to fit with the aqa gce a-level computer science 2015 syllabus but is not endorsed by aqa it should be useful as a revision guide or to find alternative explanations to the ones in your textbook if you haven't heard of an a-level then this. Sylvia langfield is head of computing at a sixth-form college and is a senior examiner for computing with a major gce examining board she has been teaching 'a' level computing and programming in pascal for over 18 years, and has also worked as a programmer and application developer. Gce computing 3 of 125 introduction this exemplar material serves as a general guide it provides the following benefits to a teacher: gives teachers an appreciation of the variety of work that can be produced for this unit. • sample schemes of work and lesson plans to help you plan your course with confidence • a range of easy-to-use, aqa approved textbooks • a phone and email based subject team to support you in the delivery of the specification. The value of computing arises from the fact that it has the ability to integrate the use of software and hardware to create new artefacts, solve/address real-world problems and perform tasks.
The new computer science gcse has been thrown into disarray after programming tasks worth a fifth of the total marks were leaked repeatedly online exams regulator ofqual plans to pull this chunk. Gce computing specimen assessment materials 9 4 a hairdresser's salon receives bookings from customers over the telephone they record the customer's name, address, date and time of appointment and the stylist required. Comprehensive gcse computer science uk teacher resources & student revision notes for use with the latest 9-1 curriculum for ocr, aqa, edexcel and wjec. Coursework and controlled assessment components assess candidates' skills, knowledge and understanding that aren't easily assessed by timed written papers read more coursework can take many different forms, including presentations, performances, videos, artwork and essays.
Cambridge international as and a level computer science coursebook delivers an accessible guide to theoretical and practical skills in computer science, with a clear progression of tasks that help to consolidate and develop knowledge. Just finished all of my coursework for computing gcse i think i have gotten full marks in one and 2 marks off full marks in the second one i can give any tips or pointers. Coursework that mirrors industry practice question bank is currently available for gce computing, however questions may be relevant to as/a level computer science.
The purpose of coursework writing is to consolidate the student's knowledge obtained during the educational process on the studied subject with the help of coursework, the teacher gets the opportunity to check the quality of the student's knowledge and his/her ability to use this knowledge to solve professional tasks. Exam: 7th june 2017 the first video in this series that focuses on the exam content of the ocr computing course for gcse students the topic this video covers revolves around computer systems. 2 gce computing for exams from june 2014 onwards (version 18) 1 introduction 1 11 why choose aqa it's a fact that aqa is the uk's favourite exam board .
Covering the full ocr gcse computing curriculum, first introduced in 2010 and for last examination in 2017 the course illustrates how computers work and how they're used as well as developing students' programming and problem- solving skills. Course of study for learners who do not progress to further study in this subject this specification is not age specific and, as such, provides opportunities for candidates to extend their life -long learning. This chapter aims to give you the skills to complete your a2 computing project unlike the rest of the course this unit is entirely based on coursework submitted in may this is great because if you work hard enough then you can make sure you get some really good marks, you have access to the mark.