'Technical Topics' Presentations and Worksheets for OCR AS & A Level Computer Science

Animated presentations and follow-up worksheets designed to reinforce the mathematical and logical concepts of the OCR 2015 specification.

An invaluable resource which enables all students to grasp the fundamentals of programming, algorithms, computation and data representation.

A varied and detailed set of teaching resources and student activities... The main focus is on the topics that are tricky to make resources for... Without any modifications they are great for independent learning, and flexible enough to work into a variety of schemes of work

R Walker, customer

For each topic:

  • Animated presentation providing a step-by-step walkthrough, in the following formats:
    PowerPoint – ideal for teacher-led classroom learning
    HTML5 ‐ compatible with smartphones/tablets
    PDF – perfect for printed handouts
  • Supporting worksheet, offering students the opportunity to apply it for themselves

  • Use in class or as homeworks; to support your teaching or for revision
  • Easy answers for self/peer or teacher marking

Topic List (AS & A Level)

  1. Data Compression *
  2. Encryption *
  3. Relational Databases
  4. Structured Query Language *
  5. Normalisation *
  6. Binary & Hexadecimal
  7. Binary Arithmetic
  8. Negative Numbers
  9. Fractions
  1. Arrays
  2. Stacks & Queues
  3. Linked Lists & Hash Tables *
  4. Graphs & Trees *
  5. Logic Gates
  6. Boolean Algebra
  7. Sequence & Selection
  8. Iteration
  9. Subroutines
  1. Recursion *
  2. Assembly Language
  3. Graph and Tree Traversal *
  4. Searching Algorithms *
  5. Sorting Algorithms *
  6. Shortest Path Algorithm *
  7. PageRank Algorithm *
  8. Big-O Notation *

* indicates A Level only

Also available: AS-only version for centres not delivering the full A Level

What do teachers say about this resource? (6156)

Very useful giving students examples of assessment type questions in a variety of formats... Use of answers give manageable chunks of revision material following a topic delivery... It is not too heavy but provides a clear idea of how it will be assessed...Use as homework for tests and to impact students PLC... Very well matched to OCR Computer Science.

T Churchyard (customer)