London Edxcel GCSE [Applied ICT]
Level 1/Level 2 GCSE in Computer Science (1CP0)
Overview of content
ü Understanding of what algorithms are, what they are used for and how they work; ability to interpret, amend and create algorithms.
ü Understanding of binary representation, data representation, data storage and compression, encryption and databases; ability to use SQL to insert, amend and extract data stored in a structured database.
ü Understanding of components of computer systems; ability to construct truth tables, produce logic statements and read and interpret fragments of assembly code.
ü Understanding of computer networks, the internet and the world wide web; ability to use HTML and CSS to construct web pages.
ü Awareness of emerging trends in computing technologies, the impact of computing on individuals, society and the environment, including ethical, legal and ownership issues.