GCSE Computer Science
Examination Board: OCR
It is assessed across 2 parts:
Component 1: Computer Systems (Exam 50%)
Component 2: Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Programming (Exam 50%)
Programming Project: Formal requirement
Component 1 and 2 will be sat at the end of year 11. Both exams are non-calculator papers. The programming project is usually completed at the end of year 10.
Assessment in Year 11 (Internal PPEs)
24th October – 9th November 2023
5th February – 23rd February 2024
The class teacher will notify students what topics are to be assessed in each PPE in lessons closer to the time.
GCSE Computer Science School VLE page
Exam board website: https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/computer-science-j277-from-2020/
BBC Bitesize Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/zmtchbk