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Cheney School

Computing

HEAD OF DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY AND ICT FACULTY - MR A OLUBODUN - AOL@CHENEY.OXON.SCH.UK

Computing is concerned with how computers and computer systems work, and how they are designed and programmed. Studens studying computing gain insight into computational systems of all kinds, whether or not they include computers.  Computational thining influences fields such as biology, chemistry, linguistics, psychology, economics and statistics. 

KEY STAGE FOUR

gcse computing

Examination board - OCR

The course is examined by two written papers (40% each) and a coursework project worth 20%.

Unit 1 - Computer Systems and Programming written paper - one hour

Unit 2 - Computational thinkin, algorithms and programmingwrittenpaper - one hour 

Unit 3 - Programming Project Controlled assessment 

KEY STAGE FIVE

A LEVEL computing

Examination board - OCR

Course structure: Computer Systems (two and a half hours written exam), Algorithms and Programming (two and a half hours written exam)  and a Programming  Assessment (controlled assessment)

Full details available in our Sixth Form Subject Guide.