Issue date

Prep description

Due date

15/5/19 and

22/5/19

Spend remaining hour using to revise for the Summer exam.

Consider using the Computer Systems section of BBC Bitesize to revise the individual topics for Paper 1.  This can be via the tests or revision pages.

YouTube video from the Computer Science Tutor going through the sample exam Paper 1 on the Edexcel 9-1 course.

Summer exam for revision

8/5/19

Spend 30 minutes completing the String manipulation worksheet given out in today’s lesson.  

Spend remaining hour using to revise for the Summer exam.

Consider using the Computer Systems section of BBC Bitesize to revise the individual topics for Paper 1.  This can be via the tests or revision pages.

14/5/19 worksheet

Summer exam for revision

30/4/19

Spend 30 minutes completing the Variables and Constants worksheet given out in today’s lesson.  

Spend remaining hour using to revise for the Summer exam.

Consider using the Computer Systems section of BBC Bitesize to revise the individual topics for Paper 1.  This can be via the tests or revision pages.

1/5/19 worksheet

Summer exam for revision

24/4/19

Revision

Consolidate revision resources prepared over the Easter break.  

Build a revision timetable for this subject.  Follow your revision schedule using the resources you’ve prepared.

30/4/19

27/3/19

Revision

The summer exam is looming!  Your recent Paper 1 test result suggests there is room for improvement.  Aim to start building revision resources for Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6 of your course textbook.

Summer exam

20/3/19

Revision

The summer exam is looming!  Your recent Paper 1 test result suggests there is room for improvement.  Aim to start building revision resources for Chapters 3, 4, 5 and 6 of your course textbook.

Show next lesson the resources you have created to date

6/3/19

Consolidate Paper 1 theory

For the areas identified on the recent practice paper 1 exam, prepare revision resources in preparation for the Summer exam.

Summer exam

27/2/19

Revision

Revise all the theory learned today in readiness for a Paper 1 exam.

5/3/19

13/2/19

Practice exam questions

Complete the worksheets handed out today:

  • Linear search
  • Binary search
  • Comparing linear and binary searches

26/2/19

6/2/19

Paper 1 - Revision resources

Add revision resources for the following units to your existing paper 1 resources:

  • Communication and the Internet
  • The Bigger picture

To be assessed in the Summer exam

30/1/19

Practice exam questions

Complete the worksheets handed out today:

  • Purpose of an algorithm
  • Completing algorithms

5/2/19

23/1/19

Practice exam questions

Complete the worksheets handed out today:

  • Legislation
  • Propriety and open-source software
  • Algorithms
  • Algorithms: pseudocode (use Appendix 1 to help you)
  • Algorithms: flowcharts

29/1/19

16/1/19

Practice exam questions

Complete the worksheet questions on Ethical impact and Privacy on the handout provided in lesson today.

Your answer on Privacy should incorporate the technologies used to carry out surveillance:

  • CCTV
  • Drones
  • Tracking devices: bugs, automatic number plate recognition etc
  • Big data

22/1/19

9/1/19

Practice exam question

Complete the question on the Environmental issues handout provided in lesson today.

Your answer should consider the following impacts to the  environment in relation to:

  • Energy
  • Sustainability
  • Waste
  • Data analysis

Any outstanding worksheets from Tuesday’s lesson should also be completed.

15/1/19

12/12/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Cyberattacks, Identifying vulnerabilities and; Protecting software systems worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

8/1/19

5/12/18

Practice past exam questions

Complete the questions on Network Prep 1 and Network Prep 2 booklets handed out in today’s lesson.

Don’t forget to check all pages for questions.

11/12/18

28/11/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the LANS and WANS and; Client-server and peer-to-peer networks worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

4/12/18

21/11/18

Revision

Prepare resources for topics noted on prep portal (Data and Computers) in readiness for the Computer Michaelmas exam.

Consider using the self tests on BBC Bitesize to test your knowledge recall.  Areas to focus are:

  • Binary and data representation - all sub sections
  • Hardware - all sub sections
  • Software - all sub sections
  • Databases - relational databases only

Michaelmas exam

13/11/18

Revision

Prepare resources for topics noted on prep portal (Data and Computers) in readiness for the Computer Michaelmas exam.

Consider using the self tests on BBC Bitesize to test your knowledge recall.  Areas to focus are:

  • Binary and data representation - all sub sections
  • Hardware - all sub sections
  • Software - all sub sections
  • Databases - relational databases only

Michaelmas exam

7/11/18

Revision

Prepare resources for topics noted on prep portal (Data and Computers) in readiness for the Computer Michaelmas exam.

Consider using the self tests on BBC Bitesize to test your knowledge recall.  Areas to focus are:

  • Binary and data representation - all sub sections
  • Hardware - all sub sections
  • Software - all sub sections
  • Databases - relational databases only

Michaelmas exam

31/10/18

Revision

Complete the logic circuits worksheet started in lesson.

Prepare resources for topics noted on prep portal (Data and Computers) in readiness for the Computer Michaelmas exam.

Michaelmas exam

10/10/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Central processing unit; Components of the CPU and; Fetch-Decode-Execute worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

16/10/18

3/10/18

Revise the theory relating to Data unit of study in preparation for an end of unit test.

Next lesson

26/9/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Structured and unstructured data; Attributes and tables and; Relational databases worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

28/9/18

Hand in during registration to Room 3 or staff room at other times

19/9/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Units; Data compressions and; Run-length encoding worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

25/9/18

12/9/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Characters; Bitmap images and; Sound worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

18/9/18

5/9/18

Practice exam questions

Complete the Logical shifts; Arithmetic shifts and Hexadecimal and Binary worksheets handed out at the end of today’s lesson.

If you didn’t finish all the questions on the Using binary; Converting from binary to denary and binary addition and; Signed integers, complete these too.

Don’t forget to make use of the purple revision book as well as your class notes to help you answer individual questions.

11/9/18