Soham Village College

GCSE ICT

GCSE ICT

Class of 2017 & 2018 Only

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
Edexcel Exam Board - GCSE ICT GCSE ICT 2IT01 (Single Award)
     
GCSE Specification  
This course is a single tier which is broken down into 2 units. Unit 1 – Exam paper (40%)

Unit 2 – Controlled assessment (60%)

The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Students explore how digital technology impacts on the lives of individuals, organisations and society. 
Assessments
These take place towards the end of each half term. Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.
Units
Students explore how digital technology impacts on the lives of individuals, organisations and society. 
Assessment
These take place towards the end of each half term. Marks are recorded on Go4Schools.

Autumn    

Personal Digital Devices
Looking at a range of digital devices and impact on the way organisations work.
Worksheets
End of topic quiz
Coursework (Activity 3)
Website design
Actual coursework mark
Skill work for coursework (Activity 1 & 2)
Interactive multimedia product - research, design, create, review and feedback
Spreadsheet – basic and advanced functions and features
Digital products and annotated work Coursework (Activity 4)
Evaluation
Actual coursework mark

Spring  

 

Coursework (Activity 1)
Research
Planning
Initial digital products
Actual coursework mark Online Communities
Looking at development of online communities and impact on individuals learning, leisure and social interactions.

Worksheets

End of topic quiz

Coursework (Activity 2)
Spreadsheet Report
Actual coursework mark Issues
Looking at the issues raised by the use of ICT.

Worksheets

End of topic quiz

Summer   

Connectivity
Exploring the ways in which digital devices exchange data and communicate with each other.

Worksheets
End of topic quiz

Revision

 

Operating Online
Exploring how individuals operate safely online and the range of online goods and services.

Worksheets
End of topic quiz

 

 
Skill work for coursework (Activity 3)
Web design (layout, house style, fitness for purpose)

Digital product and annotated work

 

GCSE Examination
Formal Assessment in exam halls.