Exam Board: OCR (J275 from 2012)

 

Course content/breakdown:

A451 – Computer Systems and Programming (40%, one written exam)

A452 – Practical Investigation (30%, 20 hour controlled assessment)

A453 – Programming Project (30%, 20 hour controlled assessment)

 

REVISION CLASSES/TIMETABLES

Students are welcome to spend time in Y16 on any day after school (by prior arrangement) to work on either of their controlled assessments or work on past paper questions / cover any material they feel unhappy with.

Students should be spending time revising the course material from their books/textbooks and regularly accessing the past paper questions and mark schemes on the OCR website(s).

 

REVISION GUIDES/WEBSITES

Students can get all past paper material from www.ocr.org.uk/computing

 

There are revision websites available with a whole range of different resources:

www.codeacademy.com (mostly helpful for A453)

www.mfraser.org (registration is required and tasks about 24 hours, but it’s free)

www.learningcomputing.co.uk 

www.teach-ict.com

www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/z34k7ty

www.cambridgegcsecomputing.org

www.cambridge.org/gcse-computing/revision-worksheets/

www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1444193848

www.amazon.co.uk/dp/095714024X

 

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