Study resources for OCR Computer Science - the complete set!
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
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
A letter outlining NEA requirements for students/parents - so they clearly understand that anyone in breach of the terms can be disqualified.
A generic project approach, suitable for inclusion with your NEA resource bank.
9 high quality worksheets packed with including activities about:
- Types of computer systems (desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet, smartphone)
- Matching a computer system to different people (e.g. plumber, teacher etc)
- Matching up Input, Output, Storage and Connectivity descriptions
- Writing examples of input, output, storage and connectivity devices
- Types of printers (dye sublimation, inkjet, laser, dot matrix)
- Storage types (optical, magnetic, solid state, cloud) - including comparisons and definitions
- Exam style questions
Links to web videos
Suitable for KS3 and KS4
This is an extract from my Cambridge Nationals workbook.
Designed to aid efficient learning and save photocopying by making efficient use of page space.
Extract from my AQA GCSE Computer Science workbook
Relational v Flat File Databases
How basic SQL works (SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, ORDER BY, WHERE, AND/OR)
Databases practical - using Python to create a database and use SQL.
THIS IS FOR THE CURRICULUM THAT ENDED IN 2016...still some useful content.
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.
Health & Safety Act (Cloze)
Data Protection Act (information)
Copyright (matching activity)
Computer Misuse (information)
Business Ethics (comprehension)
Workplace surveillance (methods, e.g. GPS, web monitoring, CCTV, RFID) (Comprehension, discussion)
Cookies & Disabling Cookies (matching activity)
Mobile phone triangulation
Cyber Wars (matching threats to description)
Countermeasures (- to cyber threats - matching activity)
This is an extract from my Cambridge Nationals workbook
Cambridge Nationals in ICT R001 (J800, J810, J820):
One site licence to create photocopies of a complete set of worksheets covering all assessment objectives:
AO1: Understand how ICT can be used to meet business needs
AO2: Working with information & data to meet specific business needs
AO3: How ICT is used to support business working practices
AO4: How legal, ethical, safety and security issues affect how computers should be used
This concise publication has been created to encourage learners to interact with the contact based on various questions, matching and dragging é dropping activities. It also includes links to engaging videos
Many pages are relevant to other courses of study, and can therefore be reused in the future.
This publication includes an extremely helpful section about exam technique and some 'top tips' to help students pick up valuable marks.
An extract from my AQA Computer Science Workbook
Core material for helping students to learn key knowledge to help complete controlled assessment
Using common inbuilt functions and some methods
Using functions from external libraries (e.g. random, time)
Writing your own functions & procedures
Recursive functions (for more able students)
A resource aimed at OCR Computer Science Students.
A presentation to explain very clearly how the CPU goes about adding up two different numbers. It shows every step of execution, clearly explaining the purpose of each of the registers that students need to know about. 27 slides in total.
NB: It demonstrates the concept and is suitable for up to GCSE Level (9-1).