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GCSE ICT

This specification is only available for students completing their GCSEs by 2018. For future year groups, please see the BTEC Level 2 IT page.

Edexcel GCSE ICT is available as an optional subject at GCSE. While most students take either ICT or Computer Science, students may take both subjects.

The structure of the course is as follows;

UNIT

UNIT NAME

ASSESSMENT

TOPICS

Percentage of Final Grade

Unit 1

Living in a Digital World

1 hour 30 minute examination paper.

  1. Personal digital devices.
  2. Connectivity.
  3. Operating online.
  4. Online goods and services.
  5. Online communities.
  6. Issues.

40%

Unit 2

Using Digital Tools

40 hour controlled assessment.

  1. Research and information gathering.
  2. Spreadsheet Modelling.
  3. Digital publishing.
  4. Evaluating Outcomes.

60%

 

In order to allow students to focus on their exam in Year 11, we deliver the controlled assessment (coursework) aspect of the course in Year 10.

Year 10 Edexcel GCSE ICT

3 lessons per week

Unit 2 Controlled Assessment

Year 11 Edexcel GCSE ICT

3 lessons per week

Unit 1 Theory Exam

 

Available Resources

RESOURCE NAME

CONTENTS

URL

Edexcel GCSE ICT Specification

Details about the course and past papers.

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/ict-2010.html

Doddle Learn

Homework

www.doddlelearn.co.uk


 

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