Week 14 (Week Beginning 13th July)

Wednesday's and Thursday's Lessons (2 hours):

Please download the following 4 documents and attempt to answer the questions:

Q03-p2-2016-six-a-day

Q04-p2-2016-six-a-day

Q05-p2-2016-six-a-day

Q06-p2-2016-six-a-day

I have been asked to run an assessment within the first week back after the Summer holidays to assess current knowledge and understanding after such a long time away from the classroom.

The assessment has been created and below are the topics and topic areas that will be assessed.

From today onward, please can I ask that you begin to get organised for this. Identify the relevant areas from the list below and begin to read through and create revision notes for these topics. Use revisecomputerscience.com, everything you need in one place!

Year 11

Length of assessment

 

 

 

Two papers:

·        Paper 1 to cover Unit 1 – 45 Minutes

·        Paper 2 to cover Unit 2 – 50 Minutes

Questions will be put together from past papers

 

Year 11

Topics for students to revise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper 1 – Computer Systems

 

·        Function of the CPU and its Architecture

·        Cache Memory

·        Wide area Networks

·        Cloud Computing (advantages and disadvantages)

·        Peer-to-Peer VS Client-Server Networks

·        Utility Software

·        Operating Systems

·        Computer Science Related Issues

 

Paper 2 Computational Thinking, Algorithms & Problem Solving

 

·        Bubble Sort (and knowledge of the other sorting algorithms)

·        Maintainability of Code

·        Reading and Writing Algorithms

·        Programming Constructs (Sequencing, Selection, Iteration)

·        Binary Addition

·        Hexadecimal Numbers

·        Binary Shifts

·        Representing Images

·        Translators (Compiler VS Interpreter)

·        Difference between High and Low Level Languages

 

Week 13 (Week Beginning 6th July)

Wednesday's and Thursday's Lessons (2 hours):

Please download the following 4 documents and attempt to answer the questions:

Q07-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q08-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q01-p2-2016-six-a-day

Q02-p2-2016-six-a-day

Week 12 (Week Beginning 29th June)

Wednesday's Lessons (1 hour):

Well done to those who did last week's work, however there were far too many of you that did not complete all of the quizzes from last week's tasks. Very disappointing! I have updated your submissions with with a submitted marker or unsubmitted marker on SMHW. If you have the red unsubmitted marker, you need to ensure that the task below is completed by the end of the day!

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account.
  2. Complete all unit 1 quizzes, at least once, but as many times as you like.
    1. Function of the CPU
    2. Von Neumann
    3. CPU Characteristics
    4. Memory
    5. Storage
    6. Local Area Networks
    7. Wide Area Networks
    8. Internet Communication
    9. System Security
    10. Operating Systems
    11. Utility Software
    12. Issues

For those who are up to date, you can get a head start on the work for this week.

Please download the following 2 documents and attempt to answer the questions:

Q01-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q02-p1-2016-six-a-day

 

Thursday and Friday's Lesson (2 hours):

Q03-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q04-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q05-p1-2016-six-a-day

Q06-p1-2016-six-a-day

Week 11 (Week Beginning 22nd June)

Wednesday and Thursday's Lessons (2 hours):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account.
  2. Complete all unit 1 quizzes, at least once, but as many times as you like.
    1. Function of the CPU
    2. Von Neumann
    3. CPU Characteristics
    4. Memory
    5. Storage
    6. Local Area Networks
    7. Wide Area Networks
    8. Internet Communication
    9. System Security
    10. Operating Systems
    11. Utility Software
    12. Issues

Week 10 (Week Beginning 15th June)

***AS I CAN NOW RESPOND WITH AN ATTACHMENT, PLEASE NOW SUBMIT YOUR WORK ON SMHW***

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (3 hours):

*This is a big topic with a lot to take in so you have all three lessons to complete it.

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'CS Issues & Legislation' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'CS Issues & Legislation' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and submit it on Show My Homework. If you need assistance please email me. Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to email me.
  4. On receipt of your work I will respond on SMHW by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Week 9 (Week Beginning 8th June)

***AS I CAN NOW RESPOND WITH AN ATTACHMENT, PLEASE NOW SUBMIT YOUR WORK ON SMHW***

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Operating Systems' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Operating Systems' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and submit it on Show My Homework. If you need assistance please email me. Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to email me.
  4. On receipt of your work I will respond on SMHW by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Utility Software' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Utility Software' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and submit it on Show My Homework. If you need assistance please email me. Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to email me.
  4. On receipt of your work I will respond on SMHW by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

 

Week 8 (Week Beginning 1st June)

***AS I CAN NOW RESPOND WITH AN ATTACHMENT, PLEASE NOW SUBMIT YOUR WORK ON SMHW***

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Ethernet, WiFi and Protocols' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Ethernet, WiFi and Protocols' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and submit it on Show My Homework. If you need assistance please email me. Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to email me.
  4. On receipt of your work I will respond on SMHW by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'System Security' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'System Security' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and submit it on Show My Homework. If you need assistance please email me. Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to email me.
  4. On receipt of your work I will respond on SMHW by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Friday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!


Week 7 (Week Beginning 18th May)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Local Area Networks' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Local Area Networks' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Wide Area Networks' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Wide Area Networks' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.


Week 6 (Week Beginning 11th May)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Memory' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Memory' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Storage' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Storage' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Friday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!
  4. If you still cannot do a challenge, make a note of it and try another. Email me your stuck challenges and I will do my best to help - may not be immediate though as I will need to problem solve too...and i may get a lot of requests!!


Week 5 (Week Beginning 4th May)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'CPU' Characteristics' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'CPU Characteristics' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!
  4. If you still cannot do a challenge, make a note of it and try another. Email me your stuck challenges and I will do my best to help - may not be immediate though as I will need to problem solve too...and i may get a lot of requests!!


Week 4 (Week Beginning 27th April)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Again, thank you for the brilliant work over the last few weeks! Brilliant! Below is today's work.

***TODAY WE BEGIN UNIT 1***

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'The Function of the CPU' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Function of the CPU' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

ALSO:

If you have not completed the quizzes that were set for you last Thursday, please ensure these are ALL completed. Follow the guidance from last Thursday (scroll down a bit to view this) to remind you of were these are and how to complete them.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Von Neumann Architecture' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 1 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Von Neumann Architecture' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Friday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!
  4. If you still cannot do a challenge, make a note of it and try another. Email me your stuck challenges and I will do my best to help - may not be immediate though as I will need to problem solve too...and i may get a lot of requests!!


Week 3 (Week Beginning 20th April)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Once again, thank you for the brilliant work last week! Outstanding! Below is today's work:

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Merge Sort Algorithm' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 2 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Merge Sort Algorithm' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into THIS WEBSITE (sidmouthcs.com) - You should find LOG IN top right of this page.
  2. Follow this link: https://sidmouthcs.com/courses/gcse-resources/lessons/unit-2-quizzes/
  3. Complete the following quizzes:
    1. Computational Thinking
    2. Linear and Binary Search Algorithms
    3. Bubble Sort Algorithm
    4. Insertion Sort Algorithm
    5. Merge Sort Algorithm


Week 2 (Week Beginning 13th April)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Bubble Sort Algorithms' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 2 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Bubble Sort Algorithm' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

Massive thank you to the brilliant work sent in yesterday! Really good stuff! Below is today's work - you know the drill!

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Insertion Sort Algorithm' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 2 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Insertion Sort Algorithm' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Friday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!
  4. If you still cannot do a challenge, make a note of it and try another. Email me your stuck challenges and I will do my best to help - may not be immediate though as I will need to problem solve too...and i may get a lot of requests!!


Week 1 (Week Beginning 23rd March)

Wednesday (1 hour):

Please complete the following tasks:

  1. Log into your revisecomputerscience account and navigate to the 'Search Algorithms' revision zone. Load up the 'Gain the Knowledge' page and watch the video lesson.
  2. Open your Unit 2 Workbooks and complete 3 questions from an appropriate question zone on the 'Search Algorithms' chapter.
  3. Take a picture of your answers once completed and email it to me (swickins@sidmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk). Please note that for safeguarding reasons I cannot respond to your own personal email addresses so please use your school email account only to send me the picture of your work.
  4. On receipt of your work I will tick you off my list and respond by sending you the mark scheme so you can mark your work. Please ensure you mark your work critically and complete the score / grade / WWW / EBI / Further Thoughts sections.

Thursday (1 hour):

  1. Log onto snakify.org.
  2. Complete as many challenges as you can in 1 hour.
  3. If you get stuck, go back to the introduction page for that section and read the theory. The introduction pages teach you all the skills required for the challenges in that section and provide code examples so you can see the programming skills in action. Obviously you will still need to problem solve for each challenge, which may still prove difficult, but at least the theory will help!
  4. If you still cannot do a challenge, make a note of it and try another. Email me your stuck challenges and I will do my best to help - may not be immediate though as I will need to problem solve too...and i may get a lot of requests!!
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