The subject content is divided into 4 areas:
3.1 Current and emerging technologies
3.2 A range of ICT tools and techniques
3.3 Society’s use of ICT
3.4 Collaborative working.
Unit 1 Exam 40%
Unit 2 Controlled Assessment 30% - There will be one assignment and it will change every year. Students must submit the assignment for the year in which they intend to take their linear exams.
Unit 3 Controlled Assessment 30% - there will be six tasks that will be reviewed by AQA every three years
Linear assessment only
Following a decision taken by Ofqual, all GCSE qualifications are available only for linear assessment. The assessments for this specification is available only in the summer term.