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KS4 - ICT

KS4 ICT

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Logo KS4 ICT J817
Assessment Overview
This course consists of 4 units.

MANDATORY
R081: Written exam paper (25%)
R082: Coursework – Creating digital graphics (25%)

OPTIONAL
Then choice of 2 more coursework units each worth 25%

The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

   Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment

Autumn    

Unit R081 – theory work

The following types of assessment are planned:

Exam questions

Mini skill based tasks related to coursework

Prep for first optional piece of coursework

Mini skill based tasks related to coursework

Prep R082 coursework

Investigating different types digital graphics

Creating graphics for different purposes and audiences

Advanced use of Adobe Photoshop

Reviewing a range of graphics
Optional coursework unit 1

Spring   

R082 mandatory coursework

Completing the 4 tasks required
Actual coursework

Prep for first optional piece of coursework

Mini skill based tasks related to coursework

 

 

Optional coursework unit 2

Summer   

Revision R081 exam Exam style questions Submission to exam board of 2 optional pieces of coursework  

Formal exam Unit R081

Submission to exam board of mandatory coursework R082