ICT

Head of Dept: Mrs V Campbell


Staff In Department

Mrs K. Henry, Mrs C. Boyle, Mr A. Paul, Mr M. Dunlop, Mr B. Cartwright

A Level ICT

  • A-Level exam board: CCEA
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
A2 Module 160%2 hour external examination paperA2 1: Information Systems
A2 Module 240%Internal Assessment of a projectA2 2: Approaches to Systems Development

GCSE ICT

  • GCSE exam board: CCEA (ICT Full Course)
GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 130%Controlled AssessmentTools and Applications
Unit 230%Controlled AssessmentUsing Multimedia and Games Technology
Unit 340%External Exam (2 hours)Understanding ICT Systems in Everyday Life and Its Implications for Individuals, Organisations, Society and the Wider World
  • GCSE exam board: CCEA (ICT Short Course)
GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 160%Controlled AssessmentTools and Applications
Unit 240%External Exam (1 hour)Understanding ICT Systems in Everyday Life and Its Implications for Individuals, Organisations, Society and the Wider World

A Level SSD

  • A-Level exam board: CCEA (New Specification)
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
AS Module 150% of AS

20% of A-Level
External Examination
(2 hours)

AS 1: Introduction on to Object Oriented Development
AS Module 250% of AS

20% of A-Level
Internal assessmentAS 2: Event Driven Programming
A2 Module 130% of A-LevelExternal Examination
(2 hours)
A2 1: Systems Approaches and Database Concepts
A2 Module 230% of A-LevelInternal assessmentA2 2: Implementing Solutions
  • A-Level exam board: CCEA (Legacy Specification)
Module% of AS
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
A2 Module 125% A-LevelExternal Examination
(2 hours)

A2 1: Systems Approaches and Database Concepts
A2 Module 225% A-LevelInternal assessmentA2 2: Implementing Solutions

A Level Digital Technology

  • A-Level exam board: CCEA (New Specification)
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
AS Module 150% of AS

20% of A-Level
External Examination
(1½ hours)

AS 1: Approaches to Systems Development
AS Module 250% of AS

20% of A-Level
External Examination
(1½ hours)
AS 2: Fundamentals of Digital Technology
A2 Module 140% of A-LevelExternal Examination
(2½ hours)
A2 1: Information Systems
A2 Module 220% of A-LevelInternal assessmentA2 2: Application Development (Case Study)
  • OCR (Legacy – Yr 12)

GCSE Computing

Module% of GCSEHow is it assessed?Module Title
Unit 1:40% Written Paper
(1½ hours)

Unit A451: Computer systems and programming
Unit 2:30% Investigative TaskUnit A452: Practical investigation
Unit 3:30% Controlled Assessment
Unit A453: Programming Project
  • WJEC Computer Science (Legacy – Year 11)
Module% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Module Title
Unit 1:45External Examination
(1½ hours)

Unit 1: Understanding Computer Science
Unit 2:30External Assessment:
On Screen Exam
(2 hours)
Unit 2: Solving Problems Using Computers
Unit 3:25Controlled Assesssment:
15 Hours
Unit 3: Developing Computing Solutions

KS3: Brief Topic overview

Year 8
Finding my way around the network, Network Use and Internet Safety, Generic Office Skills, Computer Architecture, Algorithms, Scratch Programming, Spreadsheets/Modelling, Web Design, Key People In Computing

Year 9
Digital Footprints, Systems Software, Digital Image Manipulation, Binary, Game Design, BBC Micro Bits,

Year 10
Being Safe Online, App Design, ICT & Computing Careers, Web Design, Legislation & Ethics & C# Programming