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Delivering the 2020 Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science specification

Read School, North Yorkshire 

Chris Sharples, Head of Computing, at Read School explains why he chose to switch to Pearson Edexcel GCSE Computer Science. Chris explains the school’s transition journey with links to all the resources and a schedule to help others make their own transition as easy and as effective as possible. Find out why he and the students are so pleased that they made the switch:

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Churcher's College, Hampshire

Karen McCathie, Head of Department at Churcher's College, Hampshire, for Computer Science and ICT, shares her experience with the free resources we've provided for GCSE (9-1) Computer Science and how she's planning on using them in delivering the qualification.

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Feedback on onscreen assessment

“I am impressed by Pearson’s on-screen assessment for paper 2. The overall approach which seems to have really looked at this from a student's perspective with the no surprises guarantee, minimal keywords and the PLS available in the assessment.”  

Michael Naylor, National Lead Practitioner at Oasis Community Learning trust. 

"Onscreen programming assessment seems like a really obvious thing to do. Given that computers are where you learn and practice coding" - Harry Wake, aged 15. 

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