We have updated our GCSE following the outcomes of the Ofqual consultation, ready for first teaching 2020 first assessment 2022. We have kept things simple by keeping many aspects the same but have taken the opportunity, based on teacher feedback, to make some improvements too, including extra guidance in our specification. Please visit our new J277 page to find out more about our updated qualification.
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Our GCSE in Computer Science is engaging and practical, encouraging creativity and problem solving. It encourages students to develop their understanding and application of the core concepts in computer science. Students also analyse problems in computational terms and devise creative solutions by designing, writing, testing and evaluating programs.
Specification code: J276
Qualification number: 601/8355/X
First teaching 2016, with first assessment 2018
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CPD course • Online webinar • FREE • GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J276, GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J277
Date: 07 Apr 2020
CPD course • London • FREE • GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J276, GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J277
Date: 08 Apr 2020
CPD course • Birmingham • FREE • GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J276, GCSE Computer Science (9-1) - J277
Date: 27 Apr 2020
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Each specification has been broken down into statements and mapped to individual teaching activities.