GCSE Computer Science/AQA GCSE Computer Science
This is a book about GCSE Computer Science. It aims to fit in with the AQA GCSE Computer Science syllabus but is not endorsed by AQA. It should be useful as a revision guide or to find alternative explanations to the ones in your textbook. If you haven't heard of a GCSE then this book probably won't be of much interest to you but you can find out about them at Wikipedia.
If any part of this book is unclear or even wrong then please post a comment on the discussion page or simply fix it yourself! In particular, please say if the book assumes any knowledge or skills which not all GCSE Computer Science students have.
- Constants, variables and data types
- Program flow control
- Procedures and functions
- Scope of variables, constants, functions and procedures
- Error handling
- Handling external data
- Computer structure
- The course structure has not yet been fully defined in this page
This needs updating.
How to read the book
You will meet several coloured boxes, here are their meanings:
What the specification says you must learn for each chapter
Example questions and how to solve them
to check if you were right
Topics that aren't examined but you might be interested in
There will be a lot of concepts that you need to be familiar with, definitions are highlighted like so: