Ashley Sixth Form

ICT (Core Course)

Exam Board

WJEC for GCSE, AQA for Functional Skills ICT

Introduction

All students in Key Stage 5 study ICT to further develop their ICT skills and to equip them in preparation for the world of work.

At Ashley School we offer two levels of qualification, GCSE in ICT and Functional Skills ICT Level 1.

Every post-16 student will follow one of these courses, depending on their level of ability.

Functional Skills ICT Level 1

The course will cover these areas:

  • E-mail
  • Databases
  • Desk-Top Publishing - designing an information leaflet or poster
  • Spreadsheets

Assessment

2 hr examination in Summer 2017.

GCSE in ICT

The course will cover these areas:

  • Unit 1: Understanding ICT
  • Unit 2: Solving problems with ICT
  • Unit 3: ICT in organisations
  • Unit 4: Developing Multimedia ICT solutions

Assessment

Units 1 and 3 - Two 1.5 hr examinations in Summer 2018.

Units 2 and 4 - Two 22.5 hr controlled assessments.

More Information

If you have any queries concerning this subject and the qualifications, please contact Mrs Angela Ivins.

Useful Links

Ashley High School ICT Subject Info

AQA Functional Skills ICT Info

WJEC GCSE ICT Info