Thoroughly prepare your students for the Summer 2016 AQA GCSE Computer Science Exam. This download includes over 180 carefully thought out exam style questions (matches to the specification), along with separate answers. The perfect resource to use with your students to give them the confidence they need to secure success.
Great for revision, assessment and teaching...and for getting top examination results!
Covering the curriculum as follows:
3.1.1 Constants, variables and data types
3.1.3 Program flow control
3.1.4 Procedures and functions
3.1.5 Scope of variables, constants, functions and procedures
3.1.6 Error handling
3.1.7 Handling external data
3.1.8 Computer structure: > 18.104.22.168 Systems
22.214.171.124 CPU (Central Processing Unit)
126.96.36.199 Secondary storage
3.1.10 Data representation
3.1.11 Software development life cycle
3.1.12 Application testing
188.8.131.52 Client server
184.108.40.206 Web application concepts
3.1.14 Use of external code sources
3.1.15 Database concepts
220.127.116.11 Query methods (SQL)
3.1.16 The use of computer technology in society
A textbook you can photocopy for GCSE Computer Science (OCR) first teaching from 2016.
Updates will be posted here, so you will be able to download the latest version.
Over 150 pages, tailored to this GCSE course:
1.1 System Architecture
1.4 Wired and wireless networks
1.5 Network topologies, protocols and layers
1.6 System Security
1.7 Systems software
1.8 Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental concerns
2.2 Programming technique
2.3 Producing robust programs
2.4 Computational Logic
2.5 Translators and facilities of languages
2.6 Data representation
+Handy revision section
Save hours of preparation with this complete tailor-made workbook, covering all of the course and exemplar coursework.
Understanding the needs of teachers who might, or might not be familiar with the course, this resource has everything you need.
Over 100 pages including: worksheets covering every theory topic, practical exercises, includes links to relevant videos.
Examination style questions and answers.
How to write the controlled assessment coursework and get a good grade!
Exemplar coursework (not live),
This has been tried and tested with students and teachers with differing abilities in different schools. I know that school budgets can be tight, which is why this is value for money. Save hours of time with this resource. The price is for a SINGLE SITE licence. Your feedback is welcome.
Random or Boy/Girl
Requires Excel, enable macros
Not perfect, but a helpful tool to quickly generate seating plans
**LATEST**: Online seating plan generator - paste lists from SIMS or similar, group/distribute students, show/hide sensitive data, upload/download plans etc
2.1.1 The Role of Marketing: What marketing involves, what is a market, why the customer is king, adding value, how the marketing department works with other departments. Reflecting on your own purchase. (1 page)
2.1.2 The purpose of market research: Defining a market segment - looking at this in relation to car advertisements. The importance of asking the right questions. Introduces primary and secondary research in name only. (2 pages)
What better way to learn about how bitmap graphics are created than to create a bitmap image!
This editable Word document and can either be completed electronically, or printed and completed without need for a computer. (i.e. for homework).
Drawing of an image and written binary representation
Calculation of total pixels in an image
Decoding of RGB values
c Pixel density
Charts for Business: Constructing black & white printer friendly charts for business studies
Implemented using Microsoft Office 2013
A worksheet (8 pages) instructs students how to make well formatted graphs, suitable for printing. Covering bar/column/stack charts (with multiple series) and pie chart.
An introduction to using Flash CS6.
Mainly practical guides covering:
1. Frame-by-frame animation with blank key frames/onion skinning
2. Frame-by-frame animation with key frames
3. Creating and working with layers
4. Creating motion tweens
5. Creating shape tweens
6. Use of layers and motion tweens to create a dancing penguin!
A simple outline for an end of term activity - aimed at KS4.
1. Locate definitions for given keywords
2. Illustrate definitions with image/example
3. Turn it into a game (e.g. word search, crossword or programme a flash card quiz)
The perfect revision guide - crammed full of concise and authoritative knowledge, perfect for revision - especially those students that leave it all to the last minute!
Just 15 pages, but don't let that put you off! It can be printed as an A4 booklet - i.e. just 4 double sided A4 pages. It was a revision guide like this that made all the difference to my students last year. Now you can do the same.
Purchasing this resource gives you the right to use it ONLY within your school. Simply send it to your reprographics team...job done.
An introduction to logic gates
KS3 PoS: Understand simple Boolean logic [for example, AND, OR and NOT] and some of its uses in circuits
Electronic circuits are made up of logic gates
Logic gates in modern circuits are made from transistors
The names and symbols used to represent three basic logic gates (AND, OR, NOT)
An example of a use for logic gates
Different combinations of inputs can alter the single output of a logic gate circuit
Be Able To
Given a scenario involving AND, OR and NOT, Apply understanding of logic gates to produce a logic gate circuit
Apply understanding of logic gates to produce a truth table
An extract from my textbook, covering:
How to investigate and discuss Computer Science technologies while considering: ethical issues, legal issues, cultural issues, environmental issues, privacy issues.
How key stakeholders are affected by technologies
Environmental impact of Computer Science
Cultural implications of Computer Science
Open source vs proprietary software
Legislation relevant to Computer Science:
The Data Protection Act 1998
Computer Misuse Act 1990
Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988
Creative Commons Licensing
Freedom of Information Act 2000.