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End of KS3 Computer Science assessment test

End of KS3 Computer Science assessment test

This test is ideal to use as an end of KS3 test which can either be used to provide a VERY APPROXIMATE predicted grade for GCSE (9-1) Computer Science or to help you decide which pupils you think will be suitable for selecting the subject at GCSE. Alternatively, it can be used as a baseline assessment at the start of year 10 or when a new pupil joins your school to help you find gaps in their knowledge. It covers the following areas: • Programming skills • Binary • Inside a computer (hardware and software) • Networks • Computers and the law There is a 7-page A4 PDF document containing the test to photocopy and give out to the pupils, a 4-page PDF document containing the mark scheme and a 1-page PDF document for the teacher giving guidance on how to administer the test and giving very approximate predicted grades for GCSE (9-1).
nwilkin
GCSE Computer Studies Revision – Exam Question Practice and Exam Technique

GCSE Computer Studies Revision – Exam Question Practice and Exam Technique

This activity sheet allows students to practice exam questions. They will be given a question to answer or pick their own question to answer from an exam paper, revision book or any other appropriate revision resource and answer the question on the sheet. Once the question has been answered the students can self or peer mark the answer by looking up the answer on a mark scheme or revision source. Students can discuss with peers the answer and exam technique and correct any mistakes made. The activity sheet allows four questions to be answered on each side (print on both sides to save paper). The marking of the answers can be set as a peer or self assessment task or worked through with the teacher.
conxxion
Computer Science AQA GCSE (9-1) Paper 2 exam preparation workbooks

Computer Science AQA GCSE (9-1) Paper 2 exam preparation workbooks

This is the most comprehensive set of resources which entirely cover the AQA GCSE (9-1) Computer Science (8520) - Paper 2 examination. These workbooks exactly match the AQA syllabus and include the theory as well as tasks to complete and the answers. Ideal to be used in a classroom, to set for homework or as a self-study aid for teacher’s who feel they need to become more confident with the subject matter. Includes 5 separate PDF documents covering the following areas Fundamentals of data representation Computer systems Fundamentals of computer networks Fundamentals of cyber security Ethical, legal and environmental impacts of digital technology on wider society, including issues of privacy Usually these high-quality, detailed workbooks sell for £20 each but by purchasing them as a bundle you can get all 5 workbooks for only £60, saving you a massive £40.
nwilkin
Interesting projects with  your micro:bit, How to: Bloodhound SSC

Interesting projects with your micro:bit, How to: Bloodhound SSC

Written by Adrian Oldknow (CCITE) for the Bloodhound Project, this is a comprehensive ‘How -to’ guide to adapt your micro:bit for projects such as an automatic plant waterer, to a smart lighting system. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Using micro:bit for data logging and modelling, How-to Guide Bloodhound SSC

Using micro:bit for data logging and modelling, How-to Guide Bloodhound SSC

Written by Adrian Oldknow (CCITE) for the Bloodhound Project, This comprehensive guide helps you set up your micro:bit for physics practicals recording temperature, light intensity and more. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

A guide to adapting the code on a micro:bit to use as an accelerometer in a Bloodhound SSC Rocket car. Create a cheap and reliable data logger for motion and velocity practicals by adapting a BBC micro:bit and free software. This information supports a Bloodhound SSC Rocket Car workshop, designing, building and racing model rocket cars. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Need a quick and reliable motion data logger for speed/ distance practicals? Add a battery pack to your micro: bit and download the free bitty software.( www.bittysoftware.com ) This ‘how-to’ guide can work alongside the Bloodhound SSC Project, a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
Bloodhound_EDU
Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Computing Skills Progression Y1-Y6

Great for subject coordinators or to see progression in mixed year groups. Also good to plan lessons, especially if you have those who are less able. 7 word documents showing progression in: Programming Digital Exploration Communicate and Collaborate Multimedia Digital Media Music and Sound Data
orangedaisy86
Computer Science - Storage Methods - Optical, Magnetic etc. PPT, Test, Booklet, Answers

Computer Science - Storage Methods - Optical, Magnetic etc. PPT, Test, Booklet, Answers

A full section of work that introduces Computer Science students to different types of Computer Storage.** Watch the video preview** BEFORE you buy so you can see the quality of this resource! This mega resource includes: 23 Slide PowerPoint with tasks and theory on Computer Storage. 7 page booklet for students to complete 40 mark assessment / test Mark scheme of the assessment / test 15 page student revision booklet on the Memory topic (adapted from the lesson PowerPoint) This resource is suitable for anyone teaching Optical, Magnetic and Solid State Storage as well as the advantages/disadvantages of these types of storage. The lesson also includes selecting the most appropriate storage methods and how storage capacity is measured. Enjoy.
brad-ashley
GCSE Computing Blockbusters

GCSE Computing Blockbusters

This is a Revision tool based on the old Blockbusters game format with a gameboard that can be customised with your own questions and can be used as a whole class revision resource or in pairs on their own computers. The player selects the hexagon and the question automatically appears at the bottom of the screen. The answer can be revealed by clicking the “Reveal Answer” button. The hexagon can then be turned blue or white depending on who won the hexagon or black if they got it wrong. The gameboard is currently loaded with GCSE revision computer-related questions but can be changed by clicking on the “Questions” sheet and changing the information. After updating the Questions and Answers, click “Reset Gameboard” to rebuild the gameboard with your new questions and answers. If you have answers starting with the same letter then you can enter two letters to differentiate your answers. This opens the game to more possibilities. Note: This excel spreadsheet uses macros in order to work. Please enable them upon loading the spreadsheet.
jonmward