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Y11 Information Technology

Cambridge Nationals ICT - Exam Board OCR 

This course has 4 units, 3 of which are coursework units, internally assessed and externally moderated. The remaining unit is an external exam which is worth 25% of the overall qualification.                                   

Unit 1—Understanding Computer Systems

Assessed by exam in Year 11—1 hour paper

For this exam you will study the computer system on which applications software sits and consider the implications of working with data to create content.

Unit 2—Using ICT to create business solutions

Assessed by coursework in Year 10/11.

In this module you will develop ICT skills that will equip you to operate effectively in a business environment including:

· Word Processing business documents/Publishing and presentation software

· Spreadsheets/Databases

· Web browsers and e-mail/File management and safety

Unit 3—Create an interactive multimedia product.

Assessed by coursework in Year 10

You will be taught how to create user interaction, navigation systems, transitions and effects as well as combining text, images, sound, animations and video to create a truly multimedia product.

Unit 4—Create a spreadsheet model.  

Assessed by coursework in Year 10/11.

In this module you will develop ICT skills and be taught how to create and use a model, producing a solution to a problem.

For further information please see Mrs Silcocks

Governor Link - Mrs Nadia Hudson