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ICT A Level at The Trinity Catholic School

Course description

1 Practical Problem Solving in the Digital World
A hybrid of coursework and examination – 50% of AS, 25% of A-Level
2 Living in the Digital World
Written examination – 50% of AS, 25% of A-Level
Unit 1
Practical use of ICT, identifying, designing, producing, testing, documenting
and evaluating solutions. Data entry, storage, output of information, use of
software, current health and safety legislation.
Input devices and choosing an input device, Output devices and choosing an
output device. Storage devices and choosing a storage device. Systems software.
Applications software. Choosing applications software. Health and safety of
ICT systems. Analysis and design. Implementation and testing. Evaluation.
Unit 2
ICT systems, their components, uses, users, safety and security. Data and
information, data transfer, backup and recovery.
ICT systems and their components. Data and Information. People and ICT
systems. Transfer of data in ICT systems. Safety and security of ICT systems.
Procedures for backup and recovery. Uses of ICT systems. Factors and
consequences of ICT

3 The Use of ICT in the Digital World
Written examination - 60% of A2, 30% of A-Level
4 Practical Issues Involved in the use of ICT in the Digital World
Coursework – 40% of A2, 20% of A-Level
Unit 3
• Developments in technology, information needs of organisations, ICT
systems, management of ICT
• Developing ICT systems, introducing large ICT systems into organisations
• Training and supporting users of ICT systems.
Unit 4
You will compose under controlled conditions in one of the following areas:
• Compositional techniques
• Free composition
• Arrangin

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Trinity Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 05 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years