Skills Knowledge Enhancement - AB Materials

Specifications

New GCSE Specifications

First teach 2016 (Open links in new window)

OCR Computer Science - Information & Specification

OCR - here's a list of topics that students need to study

AQA Computer Science - Information & Specification

EDEXCEL Computer Science - Information & Specification

Past & Specimen Papers

Past papers, mark schemes and examiner's reports are available to the public on the AQA website, OCR website and Pearson/Edexcel website. Teachers who have access to the secure awarding body websites generally have access to these materials sooner and they may also have more materials available.

AQA Course Videos

Someone has addressed each topic of the current AQA Comp Science specification. They are not exemplary but they might be of some use.

AQA Topic Link
Constants, Variables and Data Types https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyxHCX26xTM&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Data Structures https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRy97FXrkm0&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=2 
Program Flow Control https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpHQ6GWC4Bg&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=3 
Procedures and Functions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hP0Ny2YJiyE&index=4&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Scope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raGmarPWyUo&index=5&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Error Handling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot9Dz4zfjXM&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=6 
Computer Systems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sb1Ykacm5aw&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=7 
Hardware https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55ETyT3tpzs&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=8 
CPU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJQJnImdA8Q&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=9 
Memory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO5xivITzcI&index=10&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Secondary Storage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LWNwPGhPMU&index=11&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Algorithms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rs09dsASHwE&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=12 
Data Representation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PiBpBrYv7U&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=13 
Software Development Life Cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG-UzWtB6Ac&index=14&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Prototyping https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH2h_hEqR3Y&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=15 
Application Testing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFg4xFSAykA&index=16&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Networking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBguZaS_FxM&index=17&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Client Server https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9OdEpq0XsI&index=18&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Web Application Concepts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DkYnHnvjQoA&index=19&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
External Code Sources https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LsyGUh9zJM&index=20&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Database Concepts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHT8Nlzpx6o&index=21&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh 
Query Methods (SQL) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soniqyBbR4E 
Computers In Society https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk4O6Fjsg7Y&list=PL04uZ7242_M7vEYGOr_QDVJJNAfip_iEh&index=23