Staff contact details mr m syed (head of computing department) [email protected] herschelsloughschuk department overview computer science, whether we are aware of it or not, has implemented itself into almost every aspect of our lives and has become a part of our daily routines both the business world and our social. A level computing exemplar candidate work h447 unit f454 computing project b october 2015 wwwocrorguk computing coursework, detailing what a student needs to pass, how far they are into the course, a bar representing their progress, their target and what they need to do to achieve a better grade. Although all 3 would welcome a well designed, coded and documented computing project, it would currently seem that ocr have shifted the most from an ict project and wjec the least examination board expectations: selected selected selected undecided amount of whole a level in project unit. The college also offers gce in computer science at both as and a2 level the as course comprises of two external examinations at the end of year 12 and the a2 course comprises of two external examinations and one coursework module, both linear the department enjoys purpose built computing accommodation. A level computing follows the new linear course from the ocr exam board if students decide to take the as course, this consists of two examinations (100%) the full a level course has three components, two exams (40% each) and a coursework project (20%) for the coursework, students must complete a substantial. This is an applied course with 100% coursework and is equivalent to an a level cambridge technicals have been designed to give pupils opportunities to demonstrate and develop the practical application of knowledge and understanding in a number of areas this enables pupils to develop their research skills as they.
At present both as/a2 ict and computing are offered through our consortium partner schools the courses followed are wjec and consist of a coursework and examination element all resources for both courses can be found in the shared area of the lewis network or on our hwb resource pages it is hoped that lewis. Ocr a2 computing: unit f453 - advanced computing theory (the new a level computer science syllabus, h446 is here) 331 the function of operating systems features of operating systems a describe the main features of operating systems: for example, memory management, scheduling algorithms. This is a video of my working system for my coursework in computer science.
65% examination and coursework 35% entry 5 gcses at grades a to c including english language and mathsc grade or above in gcse computer science or b grade or above in gcse ict progression many students apply to and are offered places at university to study courses such as computer science, computing,. Ict a level follows the aqa syllabus this course is assessed by two exams at as students take sample project work into one exam and a section of questions is based on this work at a2 60% of the marks are assessed by one examination and 40% by coursework computing a level follows the wjec syllabus the course.
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 scheme after all. A2 unit 3 - info3: the use of ict in the digital world the main focus of this unit is on the use and management of ict in organisations, both large and small a2 unit 4 - info4: coursework in this unit, students address a significant business problem to create and document a real-world ict solution in consultation with end.