ICT & Computer Science
In Year 10, the students have the option to progress to OCR Cambridge Nationals in ICT or a GCSE in Computer Science.
In ICT student will need to complete four equally weighted units in total, in order to achieve the Level 2 qualification, equivalent to one GCSE. In Year 10, the students will complete 2 units and will complete two further units in Year 11.
Computing GCSE overview
Students who have chosen computer science will be entered for the OCR GCSE Specification (J276). The qualification is assessed through external examinations and controlled assessment. Students will need to complete the following three units over the course of two years;
- Computer systems (01). Assessed through external examination worth 40% of their GCSE.
- Computational thinking, algorithms and programming (02). Externalled assessed and also worth 40% of their GCSE.
They will also complete Non-Exam Assessment (NEA) Programming project (03/04) in year 11 ONLY. This is worth 20% of their GCSE.
OCR J810 Level 1/2 Cambridge National Certificate in ICT
OCR J276 GCSE Computer Science (9-1)
http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-computer-science-j276-from-2016/ (Computer Science GCSE)firstname.lastname@example.org