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GCSE (9-1) Computer Science Student Workbook for OCR J276
James Franklin

77 Readings and Question sheets

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Crosswords

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OCR Computer Science Workbook - 4th editionGCSE (9-1) Computer Science Student Workbook – 4th Edition – Paperback

for OCR – ISBN 978-1-911518-06-8

Readings and questions for all theory topics

Just £14.99+P&P

Please note: Only the teacher version of this workbook (with school licence, available separately) contains answers.

Overview

This highly popular workbook already has site licences for hundreds of UK schools for teaching OCR Computer Science.

Now for the 4th edition there is the option for this paperback version of the student edition. That means for the first time, parents and students can purchase their own copy of this highly effective workbook.
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For schools that only have a few students, or that want their students to have a professionally bound paperback version, this is the perfect option. Generous school discounts, up to 20% off, are also available.

This workbook covers everything required by the OCR specification for the two exams. It includes a large number of questions on every topic to check understanding as you are learning.

  • Concise readings cover all topics
  • Perfect for revision
  • Lots for students to do – over a staggering 1500 marks available in 77 worksheets
  • Full coverage of both new OCR (9-1) GCSE examinations, J276/01 and J276/02

The student edition does not contain answers, however, hundreds of schools have the digital licence which contains all answers in the teacher edition.

Overview

The paperback student edition contains:

  • 77 Readings
  • 77 Corresponding question and answer sheets
  • Each question and answer sheet has 10 marks for easier questions and 10 marks for harder questions
  • Every sheet is out of 20 marks making it easy to track progress
  • 8 bonus crosswords covering key programming terminology

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Contents

In total 77 topics are covered. Each topic has one reading, one question sheet to fill in and one answer sheet. Programming theory follows the new style of pseudo-code used by OCR in examinations.

Computer Systems (J276/01)

  1. Computer Systems
  2. Computer Architecture
  3. The CPU
  4. The CPU 2
  5. Coding Instructions
  6. RAM, ROM & Virtual Memory
  7. Storage Technologies & Media
  8. Storage Devices
  9. Network Classifications & Server Types
  10. The Internet
  11. The Internet 2
  12. Network Types
  13. Network Hardware
  14. Network topologies
  15. Network Protocols
  16. Network communication
  17. Ethernet and Network layers
  18. WiFi & Encryption
  19. Computer Security – Methods of Attack
  20. Computer Security – Methods of Attack 2
  21. Computer Security – Malware
  22. Computer Security – Malware 2
  23. Computer Security – People
  24. Operating systems
  25. Utility system software
  26. Legislation
  27. Ethics, Culture and the Environment
  28. Open Source and Proprietary Software

Computational Thinking, Algorithms and Programming (J276/02)

  1. Decomposition
  2. Abstraction
  3. Algorithmic thinking
  4. Linear & Binary Searches
  5. Sorting 1 – Bubble sort
  6. Sorting 2 – Insertion sort
  7. Sorting 3 – Merge sort
  8. Flow diagrams 1
  9. Flow diagrams 2
  10. Assignment, Variables, Constants & Sequences
  11. Data Types
  12. Inputs, Outputs & Casting
  13. Numeric Operations
  14. IF Statements & Boolean Operators
  15. Nested IF & CASE-SELECT statements
  16. WHILE & REPEAT Loops
  17. FOR Loops
  18. Arrays
  19. 2D Arrays
  20. String Manipulation
  21. String Manipulation 2
  22. File Operations
  23. Procedures
  24. Functions
  25. Databases
  26. SQL
  27. Authentication, Misuse Prevention & Contingencies
  28. Validation & Verification
  29. Comments & Readability
  30. Errors & Testing
  31. Computing units
  32. Binary
  33. Binary to Denary Conversions
  34. Denary to Binary Conversions
  35. Binary Addition
  36. Hexadecimal to denary conversions
  37. Denary to hexadecimal conversions
  38. Hexadecimal and binary conversions
  39. Binary shifts
  40. Logic gates
  41. ASCII
  42. Unicode
  43. Images & Pixels
  44. Image size
  45. Digitising sound
  46. Compression & Internet File Formats
  47. Assemblers, Compilers & Interpreters
  48. IDEs
  49. Records

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Author

james-franklinJames Franklin has a degree in Computing from Imperial College, London, a PGCE in ICT Education from Brighton University and an MA in Computing in Education from King’s College London. He has taught Computer Science A-level and GCSE for 10 years in Chichester High School for Boys, LVS Ascot and Royal Russell School. James is passionate about helping teachers to teach Computer Science. Outside of this, he enjoys photography and travel.

He tweets about Computer Science: @jfranklinedu

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Details:

  • Total pages: 170
  • 77 reading pages
  • 77 question pages
  • 8 Crosswords

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The OCR GCSE Computer Science worksheets are absolutely fantastic… the quality is exceptional. I know my students are getting first-class revision and assessment resources. 3rd Edition

Alastair BarkerLead Practitioner - Magna Learning - Multi-Academy Trust

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“The OCR GCSE Computer Science worksheets are absolutely fantastic. They have saved me time, but I do not feel guilty because the quality is exceptional. I know my students are getting first class revision and assessment resources.” 4th Edition

Alastair BarkerTrafalgar School

I use your worksheets all the time and across year groups. Definitely one of my most valued resources! 4th Edition

Jackie MacDonaldTeacher of Computer Science, Glenalmond College

Really good resource, have the book and been using them a couple of years – worth the purchase. 2nd Edition

Justin HigginsComputing Teacher, Norfolk

I have had a student ask me if she could have another complete set of the reading sheets for revision… My students have been issued an expensive text book,  so this request is a great endorsement of your work! 2nd Edition

Mark BerryNonsuch High School for Girls

I am using the book with 120 students and it is great for quick self/peer assessment tasks  AQA 2nd Edition

Nicola MounseyCurriculum Coordinator Technology; CAS Master Teacher

Your text is the only resource I found that actually made students do lots of things to check their understanding. Definitely the best one out there. 2nd Edition

Mark ThornberDurham Johnston Comprehensive

Superb resource set, really clear presentation. Thank you. 2nd Edition

Alan Phoenix HollandSubject Leader, Sawston Village College

I have used your book at GCSE and it is a fantastic resource.

I think what the students loved about your GCSE booklet was the way in which it was laid out, in an easy to understand booklet format with plenty of exam questions etc. 2nd Edition

Tom SparrowWilmington Grammar School for Boys

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