Level 1/Level 2 First Award in Creative Digital Media Production
Unit 1 is a broad unit that underpins the fundamental knowledge and understanding of media principles looking at all five key sectors (Digital Moving Image, Digital Audio Production, Digital Publishing, Website Production and Digital Games Production) and the different types of audiences. This is externally assessed through a 1 hour examination.
Unit 2 is taken alongside the optional units and focuses on communication techniques. This is internally assessed through coursework.
Two optional units will be chosen by teaching staff and are assessed internally through coursework.
Unit 3 – Digital Moving Image Production
Unit 4 – Digital Audio Production
Unit 5 –Digital Publishing Production
Unit 6 – Website Production
Unit 7 – Digital Games Production
OCR GCSE Computer Science
The GCSE in Computer Science is an exciting innovative qualification that is designed to boost Computing skills that are required for the 21st Century.
This qualification consists of three units of work.
Two units are externally assessed (80%) through a written exam.
- Computer Systems
- Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Programming
One unit of work is assessed through completing a controlled assessment (20%) which allows students to create a program using a high-level programming language.
Students will have the opportunity to learn to program in a variety of high-level programming languages which include:
- Visual Basic
Students will create programs following the Software Development Lifecycle and will learn to follow industry standards.
The externally assessed units will provide students with the opportunity to study how computers work in much greater detail than they have ever done before. The externally assessed units of work include the following content:
Number systems, The CPU, Storage, Memory, Algorithms and Pseudo Code, Data handling systems, Networks, Security, Types of Software