Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Examinations


For centres starting teaching Sept 2016 please refer to the GCE Digital Technology specification.

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2017 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 09 March 2018

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2016 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 19 October 2016

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2014 January Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 17 April 2014

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2014 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 27 November 2014

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2013 January Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 24 April 2013

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2013 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 23 October 2013

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2012 January Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 23 April 2012

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2012 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 12 November 2012

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2011 January Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 05 May 2011

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2011 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 04 November 2011

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2010 March Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 14 May 2010

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2010 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 01 November 2010

Chief Examiner/Principal Moderator Report 2009 May/June Series
(PDF), Last Updated: 15 January 2010

Two of the units are assessed through examinations: AS 1 and A2 1. Students must sit one examination for each unit.

We set and mark the examinations. They are described in more detail in the table below:

 

Exams Content Duration % Assessment Weighting Exam Session
AS 1:
Components of ICT
  • Data and information
  • Hardware and software components
  • Network communication
  • Applications of ICT
  • Developing ICT applications

 

2 hours 50% of AS
25% of A Level

 

Summer

 

A2 1:
Information Systems
  • Database systems
  • Networked systems
  • Software development
  • The user interface
  • User support and training
  • Legal and professional issues
  • Implications of information systems

 

2 hours 25% of A Level Summer