GCSE Computing

GCSE Computing

GCSE COMPUTING

This carefully planned course gives students a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works. It offers an insight into what goes on ‘behind the scenes', including computer programming, which many students find absorbing. 

WHY CHOOSE GCSE COMPUTING?

It's a great way to develop critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills, which can be transferred to further learning and to everyday life.

The Units

Computer systems and programming
. This is assessed by a written paper, which has a mixture of short- and long-answer questions, some of which require students to write program code.

Practical investigation. This will be on a topic chosen from a set of options
supplied by OCR (controlled assessment).

Programming project. Students create solutions to computing tasks chosen from a set of options supplied by

OCR (controlled assessment).

The Benefits

  • Gives learners a real, in-depth understanding of how computer technology works
  • Provides excellent preparation for higher study and employment in Computer Science
  • Develop critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills.
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