Year 10 – GCSE

OCR GCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE

OCR GCSE COMPUTER SCIENCE COMPONENTS

Comp 01: Computer Systems This is assessed by a written paper, which has a mixture of short and long answer questions. 15% AO1, 22% AO2 and 3% AO3. No calculators allowed. Written paper, 1 hour 30 mins, 80 marks, 40% of qualification.
Comp 02: Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Programming This is assessed by a written paper, which has a mixture of short and long answer questions. 14% AO1,14% AO2 and 12% AO3. No calculators allowed. Written paper, 1 hour 30 mins, 80 marks, 40% of qualification.
Non-Examined Assessment component: students create solutions to programming tasks chosen from a set of options supplied by OCR. Tasks released Sept Year 11 . 1% AO1,4% AO2 and 15% AO3 Controlled Assessment, Approx. 20 hours, 40marks, 20% of qualification.

GCSE Computer Science Revision resources

GCSE Computer Science Getting Started MOOC (OCR) GCSE Computer Science Getting Started MOOC (OCR)
OCR GCSE Dynamic Learning Computer Science resources
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Assessment Objectives

A01: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key concepts and principles of Computer Science
A02: Apply knowledge and understanding of key concepts and principles of Computer Science
A03: Analyse problems in computational terms:

– to make reasoned judgments

– to design, program, evaluate and refine solutions