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Kodu is a game creation piece of software


• Hardware
• Software
• Data: its presentation, structure and management
• Data transmission and networking
• Systems development life cycle
• Characteristics of information systems
• Implications of computer use

25% of the total Advanced GCE marks
1.5 h written paper 
100 marks

• Designing solutions to problems
• The structure of procedural programs
• Data types and data structures
• Common facilities of procedural languages
• Writing maintainable programs
• Testing and running a solution

25% of the total Advanced GCE marks
1.5 h written paper
100 marks

• The function of operating systems
• The function and purpose of translators
• Computer architectures
• Data representation
• Data structures and data manipulation
• High-level language programming paradigms
• Programming techniques
• Low-level languages
• Databases

30% of the total Advanced GCE marks 
2 h written paper 
120 marks

• Definition, investigation and analysis
• Design
• Software development and testing
• Documentation
• Evaluation
• The written report

20% of the total Advanced GCE marks
Coursework 80 marks

Students study a range of industry standard subject areas in the field of IT and can choose from a range of areas that interest and inspire them. These topic areas, or units, can be combined to create a coherent focus which will help them towards further study in IT, post­16 education or employment

Pearson BTEC Level 3

National Extended Certificate in

Children’s Play Learning & Development.

All the information that you will need for your GCSE Resistant Material coursework can be found here. Please note - you will be expected to submit coursework on a regular basis so please keep checking this area.

All the information that you will need for your GCSE Resistant Material Examination can be found here. Please note - You can acheive the same amount of marks in an hour and a half of the exam compared to months of coursework

Over the two years of study you will complete four units of work. These units combine coursework, controlled assessments and an external examination. You will need to follow a strict 'Deadlines/Time Plan' created by your teacher and the exam board. 

Most of the assignments and resources will be located on the VLE.

Click here for the Year 12 Business Studies course which follows the EDEXCEL BTEC Level 3 Specification.

This is the first unit of three that you will complete as part of GCSE Business Studies. This is assessed as an exam.

This unit introduces you to issues concerning the setting up and operation of a business. It explores the activities of business and the reasons for success or failure. It encourages you to appreciate that businesses must operate within society and that this involves businesses engaging with a wide range of stakeholders who will hold differing perspectives.

This unit builds upon the content of Unit 1, allowing you to study businesses as they grow and the issues that expansion raises.
This is assessed as an exam.

This unit is a controlled assessment unit.
This is a controlled assesment unit where you will investigate a real life business and explore how it works.

Past GCSE Papers to aid revision etc.

This is the Resource section for the Year 9 History course at Dyson Perrins.

Read this before you do anything else on this course!

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