Systems Software Revision

This visually appealing knowledge organiser helps pupils revise the systems software section of the GCSE in Computer Science. Written originally for OCR Computer Science (J276), it is also suitable for helping pupils revise for other exam boards.

One PDF document contains the knowledge organiser and the second PDF document includes tips of revision techniques allowing pupils to pick a technique they prefer. Once they have revised the topic, they can attempt the 6 mark exam practice question on the second sheet and mark it themselves using the mark scheme included.

This resource makes an ideal homework task, can be used as part of a lesson or given to pupils to help them with their exam revision.

Covers:

  • The purpose and functionality of systems software
  • Operating systems
  • User interfaces
  • Memory management and multi-tasking
  • Peripheral management
  • Drivers
  • User management
  • File management
  • Utility systems
  • Encryption software
  • Defragmentation
  • Data compression
  • Full and incremental backups

For a high-quality PDF student workbook on systems security that includes detailed theory, tasks and the answers visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/systems-software-11943980

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  • Systems-Software-Revision.pdf
  • Systems-Software-Revision-TASKS.pdf
  • Revision-Overview.pdf

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Created: Feb 10, 2019

Updated: Apr 23, 2019

Worksheet

pdf, 373 KB

Systems-Software-Revision

Worksheet

pdf, 211 KB

Systems-Software-Revision-TASKS

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pdf, 160 KB

Revision-Overview

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