Overview

This section of the teacher support material includes a number of examples of actual student work and exemplar materials developed for this document.

The documentation has been developed in consultation with various members of the senior examining team to ensure its effectiveness as exemplar material and to provide guidance in the depth of the documentation that is required.

The information provided in the teacher support material must be read in conjunction with the guide.

Example

Software used

Title

Marks available

Word count

Example 1

MS Access®

DVD database for Nicole

34

1550

Example 2

MySQL and PHP

Ian Clark—a PHP tutorial site

34

1530

Example 3

Python

4 color map

34

1400

Example 4

Scratch

Mancala

34

1310

Example 5

MS Excel® and Visual Basic

Spreadsheet for Margaret Smith

34

1210

Example 6

Java & MS Access®

Stock control system

34

1910

Example 7

Java

Game for children

34

1989

Example 8

Java

Java program (Computer Science for kids)

34

1989

Example 9

Java

Student database

34

1842

Example 10

Java

Educational Quiz

34

2134

Example 11

Java

Lab time-table organizer

34

1995

Example 12

Netbeans

Java Game

34

1950

Example 13

Netbeans

Room booking tool

34

1965

Example 14

Netbeans

Car mileage recording tool

34

1168

Example 15

Scratch

Game in Scratch

34

2338

These examples have been included to show:

  • the variety of possible products
  • that it is possible to achieve high marks within the 2,000 word limit.

Each example includes the following information:

  • student work
  • annotated student work
  • blank assessment sheet
  • moderator’s comments.