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    This is the exam thread for AQA A-Level Computer Science (NOT THE AS-Level. The thread for the AS-Level can be found HERE)

    As the A-Level was only first examined in 2017 (I was the first year to sit it ), there aren't many specific resources. However, the papers and resources from the old specification can be re-used.

    I'll link a few useful pages below. I have linked old specification papers (COMP1-COMP3) because they're still useful for the new A-Level specification.

    I hope your projects are going well and I hope they're also finished or at least close to completion by now! Time's ticking folks!


    Resources (Click):


    New Specification Papers and Specimen Papers

    COMP1 Papers (Old Specification)

    COMP2 Papers (Old Specification)

    COMP3 Papers (Old Specification)

    Semi-complete WikiBooks page for the new specification

    Videos by justAlevel



    Make sure you familiarise yourself with the preliminary material. Your teacher should have distributed them by now. It was programmed in the OOP Paradigm last year for me so you better get used to it if you're used to procedural.

    Be familiar with data structures and how to implement them in your programming language of choice.


    Re-read the question!

    Save the 2016/2017 and Specimen papers til last. They are as closest to the real thing so try and do the old-spec papers as revision first!
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