OCR GCSE Computer Science Bootcamp

OCR GCSE REVISION BOOTCAMP

We’ve condensed the most important learning from the OCR Computer Science GCSE into a 6 week intensive course designed to maximise your exam grade. This course covers both papers and learners will receive extra resources and content to work on in between sessions.

  • Ages:

    14-16

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
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For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

OCR GCSE Computer Science Bootcamp

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection.
For in person courses: you will need a laptop with the same specification, please see below for more information. If this is a problem or you are unsure about anything, please contact us via info@fire-tech.com
Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here

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Course highlights

Specification Coverage

Specification Coverage

The six sessions will cover the key topics in the specification and take you through some neat tips for remembering content and applying it to the exam.

Exam Style Questions

Exam Style Questions

Work through exam style questions set by qualified computer science teachers with a combined teaching career spanning over thirty years

Extra Content

Extra Content

Extra content will be available in between each session. This will extend the course content and consolidates the learning from each session

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Course Overview

We’ve condensed the most important learning for OCR GCSE Computer Science into a 6 week intensive course that will help you achieve your best grade in the exams.

Our expert computer science tutor will lead you in a small group through the key principles of the OCR Computer Science GCSE, focusing on key concepts, keywords and terms, while providing top tips and tricks for remembering and working out exam questions. At the end of each lesson you’ll get extra materials to consolidate and extend your learning outside of the class. These may include practice questions or even challenges to solve using information from the session.

Students should be studying the OCR GCSE Computer Science specification as this Fire Tech bootcamp course is an intense revision of the content they will have already been taught. We will also be using Python for algorithmic and programming examples.

Although this course will cover the learning in both papers and include some exam questions, if you want additional dedicated focus on exam preparation and practise questions we have OCR GCSE Computer Science Paper 1 and Paper 2 Experiences coming soon.

Below is an overview of the OCR Computer Science GCSE and how each topic fits into the exam structure.

Paper One – 90 min 

Paper Two – 90 min  

  • Systems architecture
  • Memory and storage
  • Computer networks, connections and protocols
  • Network security
  • Systems software 
  • Ethical, legal, cultural and environmental impacts of digital technology
  •  Algorithms
  •  Programming fundamentals
  •  Producing robust programs
  •  Boolean logic
  •  Programming languages and Integrated Development Environments

50% of GCSE

50% of GCSE

 

What your child will learn

  • How the Fetch-Execute Cycle works
  • How the CU, ALU and Cache work together in a CPU
  • Number systems. Including Binary,Denary and Hexadecimal
  • Boolean Operators and Logic Gates
  • Networks and how we use them
  • Network Topologies
  • Computer Legislation
  • Computational thinking
  • Searching and Sorting algorithms
  • Exam question practice
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