The OCR GCSE ICT qualification has been developed to recognise learners' skills, knowledge and understanding of Information and Communication Technology functions, environments and operations. The learners carry out a range of tasks that have been designed to recognise their achievements in a modern, practical way that is relevant to the workplace.
What will you study?
Students will have access to up-to-date hardware and software and become familiar with programmes and techniques that can be transferred across other subject areas.
You will learn:
- To understand the fundamentals of computer systems.
- About computing hardware.
- About and how to use different types of software.
- To understand computer systems.
- To understand ICT in different contexts.
- To understand how to use ICT to solve business solutions
How will you be assessed?
- 20% Written Exam (ICT in today’s world)
- 30% Controlled Assessment (Practical applications in ICT)
- 205 written exam (ICT in context)
- 30% controlled assessment (Creative use of ICT or Coding a solution)
What skills will you develop?
- To be able to use different tools and techniques to solve real world problems.
Future pathways available post 16
- A Level ICT
- A Level Computing
- BTEC Level 3 Game Design
- BTEC Level 3 ICT