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GCSE Computing Assembly

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Stephen Farmer

on 19 June 2013

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Transcript of GCSE Computing Assembly

Essential Theory for the exam - taken in year 11. 1hr 30 mins, 80 marks, 40% of the overall qualification

Fundamentals of computer systems
Representation of data
Communications and networking

A451 - Computer systems & programming
A452 - Practical Investigation
A453 - Programming Project
GCSE Computing (OCR)
Why computing?
Course structure
This three-unit course is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of how computer technology works and a look at what goes on ‘behind the screens’.
A451 - Computer Systems & Programming - 40%
A452 - Practical Investigation - 30%
A453 - Programming Project - 30%
Step 2
This exciting GCSE gives you an excellent opportunity to investigate how computers work and how they’re used, and to develop computer programming and problem-solving skills. You’ll also do some fascinating in-depth research and practical work.

GCSE Computing also counts towards the eBacc.
Your future
More information.......
Come and see me at any time if you want to find out more or search online for:
GCSE Computing
Computing Careers

Thank you
20 hour in-class controlled assessment - 45 marks, 30% of overall qualification.

Hands on practical project where you extend your research from A451 and apply your problem solving skills.

This year we had to investigate Android Apps and use AppInventor to create a drawing and quiz app.
20 hour in-class controlled assessment - 45 marks, 30% of overall qualification.

Design, develop and test real programs that you have coded yourself from scratch.

This year we are building a calculator, a recipe program and a hang man game.
Computer Scientist
Games Developer
App Designer
Professional Hacker
CGI Expert
Digital Animator
Web Developer
Computer Science
Computer Games Design
Website Development
App Development
Animation and Film
Systems Engineering
Computer Security
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