Computer Science

Computer Science - Resources

Links

BBC Bitesize
6-A-Day-Revision Paper 1 and Paper 2
Craig and Dave YouTube

Tips

  • Cornell Notes
  • Knowledge Organisers
  • Mind Maps
  • Flash Cards
  • Quizizz / Quizlet

Exam Board

OCR GCSE Computer Science – J276

Equipment

Black pen

Revision Guides

Revision guides can be purchased via Amazon

CPG Revision and Workbooks for OCR Computer Science

Creative iMedia

Resources

View past papers here:
OCR Creative iMedia

Links

Link to specification
Cambridge National in Creative iMedia specification J807, J817 (ocr.org.uk)

Tips

  • Use sentence structure guides provided in lessons to answer the extended exam questions. 
  • These are worth almost 1/3 of the total marks on the paper!

Exam Board

OCR Cambridge Nationals

Equipment

Black pen
HB pencil

Revision Guides

My Revision Notes: OCR Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia L 1 / 2: Pre-production skills and Creating digital graphics: Amazon.co.uk: Wells, Kevin: 9781471886683: Books

Enterprise & Marketing

Resources

Exam Preparation

LO1 Learning Outcome 1: Understand how to target a market

1.1 The need for customer segmentation

1.2 Types of market segmentation

1.3 The benefits of market segmentation

1.4 The purpose of market research

1.5 Primary (field) market research methods (physical or digital) and their benefits

1.6 Secondary (desk) market research sources and their benefits

1.7 Gathering Customer feedback

LO2 Learning Outcome 2: Understand what makes a product or service financially viable

2.1 Cost of producing the product or service
2.2 Revenue generated by sales of the product or service
2.3 Use of break-even as an aid to decision making
2.4 Profit level

LO3 Learning Outcome 3: Understand product development

3.1 The product lifecycle
3.2 Extension strategies for products in the product lifecycle and the appropriateness of each
3.3 How to create product differentiation
3.4 The impact of external factors on product development

LO4 Learning Outcome 4: Understand how to attract and retain customers

4.1 Factors to consider when pricing a product to attract and retain customers

4.2 Types of pricing strategies and the appropriateness of each

4.3 Types of advertising methods used to attract and retain customers and the appropriateness of each

4.4 Sales promotion techniques used to attract and retain customers and the appropriateness of each

4.5 How customer service is used to attract and retain customers

LO5 Learning Outcome 5: Understand factors for consideration when starting up a business

5.1 Appropriate forms of ownership for business start-ups, i.e.

Sole traders & Partnerships

Private Limited Companies & Public Limited Companies

Franchises

5.2 Source(s) of capital for business start-ups
5.3 The importance of a business plan

Learning Outcome 6: Understand different functional activities needed to support a business start-up

6.1 The purpose of each of the main functional activities that may be needed in a new business
6.2 The main activities of each functional area

Past Papers

Past papers on the OCR website

Exam Board

OCR Cambridge Nationals Level 1&2 Enterprise & Marketing

Equipment

Black pen

Revision Guides

My Revision Notes: Cambridge National Level 1/2 Enterprise and Marketing