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Computing Science Higher & Advanced Higher

 

Within Higher Computing Science learners will need to complete 2 unit of learning looking at Information System Design and Development (ISDD) and Software Design and Development (SDD). Learners will experience workshops, group activities and teacher led demonstrations, giving them the essential skills associated with computational thinking.

 

Higher

The course will be assessed through coursework (60 marks – 40% of overall grade) and a final exam (90 marks – 60% of overall grade)

 

Advanced Higher

The course will be assessed through a project chosen by the learner and completed individually (90 marks – 60% of overall grade) and a final exam (60 marks – 40% of overall grade)

 

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Homework

Date Given Due date Homework Task
     
     
     
Higher - Homework Booklet 1 - Software Design and DevelopmentPDF icon

Advanced Higher Homework Book 1 PDF icon

Resources

Topic Resources 
 Exam Base Knowledge  These booklets contain the base/basic knowledge you must know! You need to use your enhanced edition exercise books to answer the question as well as past papers on the SQA website for a deeper understanding. Click for ISDDWord icon  Click for SDDWord icon
  Higher Key Terms  Ensure you have revised the all these terms and test yourself: Click here
 Advanced Higher Key Terms  Ensure you have revised the all these terms and test yourself: Click here
Tuesday 16 May – Final Exam

 

Computing Science       Higher                          13:00 – 15:00

Computing Science       Advanced Higher         13:00 – 15:00