WJEC A Level Computer Science Teaching Resources & Lesson Plans

WJEC A Level Computer Science mapping file. Download our comprehensive teaching resources and use the mapping table to align to the WJEC examination board. Updated and aligned to the new 2020 specification.

WJEC specification

A-Level Document Reference

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AS units


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Unit 1

Fundamentals of computer science

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Hardware and communication

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Logical operations

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Data transmission

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Data representation and data types

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Data Structures

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Organisation of data

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Database systems

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The operating system

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Unit 2

Practical programming to solve problems

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Algorithms and programs

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Principles of programming

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System analysis

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Software engineering

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Program construction

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The need for different types of software systems and their attributes

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Practical programming

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Data security and integrity processes

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Economic, moral, legal, ethical and cultural issues relating to computer science

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A2 units

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Unit 3

Programming and system development

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Data structures

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Logical operations

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Algorithms and programs

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Principles of programming

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System analysis

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System design

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Software engineering

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Program construction

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Economic, moral, legal, ethical and cultural issues relating to computer science

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Unit 4

Computer Architecture, Data, Communication and Applications

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Hardware and communication

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Data transmission

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Data representation and data types

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Organisation and structure of data

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Databases and distributed systems

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The operating system

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The need for different types of software systems and their attributes

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Data security and integrity processes

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