Computer Science

Subject: GCSE Computer Science Year: 10 Exam Board : OCR
Course Code: J276
Assessment and (Provisional) Examination / Assessment Dates:
• Paper 1: Computer Systems– 1h 30m: (May 2019)
• Paper 2: Computational Thinking – 1h 30m: (May 2019)
• Paper 3: Programming Project (20 hour classroom based exam) –( Oct 2018 – Dec 2018)


Key Resources:
• Learn Python – an online tutorial on all aspects of programming in Python which can be found at https://www.learnpython.org/
• Teachers – our teachers are very supportive and will make themselves available for students if they agree a time to meet
• Targeted interventions – these will take place by invite with parents/carers informed and we strongly recommend attendance


Areas of study and assessment components:
All areas of study and assessment components are shown below. In year 10, students will be completing a mix of “Computer Systems” and the “Computational thinking, algorithms and programming” units along with a mock of the “Programming Project” unit.

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Homework:
Students will receive homework every fortnight, please check GO4Schools.
Recommended Revision Guide
We strongly recommend the purchase of the following books to aid continuous learning and revision.

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For more information see the Subject Leader: Mr A Omitola aomitola@st-andrews.croydon.sch.uk