Pearson Edexcel GCSE Computer Science (2016)
Summer 2021 exam support
In August 2020 Ofqual confirmed there will be changes to the 2021 examination series due to the impact coronavirus has had on students’ education. Here you’ll find the information you need to help you understand the changes to GCSE Computer Science (2016).
Links to content support are listed below and we will let you know when further information is added as it becomes available.
Please note that the changes outlined are correct at time of publication and apply to the 2021 exam series only. For students due to be examined in 2022 these changes do not apply.
Changes to Pearson Edexcel GCSE Computer Science (2016) examinations for 2021
Ofqual has confirmed that the changes for the 2021 series will be there is no longer a requirement for centres to submit any programming project for this series, and students no longer have to be supervised when completing their programming project, allowing for completion to take place away from centre.
Details of what this means for our specifications and assessments can be found in