Overview of GCSE Computing


  • Written Paper
  • 1.5 hoursĀ 
  • 40% of qualification
  • Includes a mixture of short and long answer questions, some of which will require candidates to write program code

  • Controlled assessment
  • Approx. 20 hours
  • 30% of qualification
  • Candidates carry out a practical investigation of a topic chosen from a set of options supplied by OCR

  • Controlled assessment
  • Approx. 20 hours
  • 30% of qualification
  • Candidates create solutions to computing tasks chosen from a set of options supplied by OCR