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S4-6 Coursework

Computing is a practical subject, and a number of our courses are partly assessed by a practical coursework task.  These courses are shown below, together with the percentage of the final mark which the coursework component is worth:

  • Advanced Higher Computing (40%)
  • Higher Computing (30%)
  • Higher Information Systems (30%)
  • Int 2 Computing (30%)
  • Int 2 Information Systems (30%)

All senior pupils will be working on their coursework tasks when they return from study leave (w/c 7 Feb), and  the week following the February holiday (w/c 21 Feb).

 

Image: Computer Testing by kodomut

Int 1 (S3) Computing

The class are closing in quickly on the finishing NABs. Some students have now passed their last Multiple choice test and are gathering together the last pieces of evidence.

No, they are not like this pair !

The students have promised to finish the course with good grades.

Int 2 and Higher Computing

For the past 2 weeks, the class have been working on their coursework submissons. Today was the final day for completing this in class time, and from Tuesday we will go back to the final section of the Artificial Intelligence unit.

Int 2 / Higher Coursework

The Int 2 / H pupils are working on a coursework task which accounts for 30% of their overall mark.  The task is split into 2 sections: a systems investigation – specifying a set of appropriate components for a particular client requirement, and a software development solution – designing and implementing a computer program to meet a specific problem

S3 Intermediate 1 Coursework task

Most of the class are near to completing the task set by the SQA.

It is now important to check all draft copies of the work, revamp anything that is incorrect and then present the tasks correctly!

Intermediate 2 Information systems (S4-S6)

This coming week the class will start their Information Systems coursework. This is an open-book assessment which is used to assess each pupil’s practical skills. The coursework accounts for 30% of the overall course mark.

The class have been given the tasks and the marking scheme so that they see where they have to target their efforts!

S3 Info Systems – Coursework

This week the class started their Information Systems coursework. This is an open-book assessment which is used to assess each pupil’s practical skills. The coursework accounts for 30% of the overall course mark.