Year 10

Edexcel GCSE ICT – Unit 2: Using Digital Tools

During Year 10 students complete a practical unit to broaden and enhance their ICT skills and capability. They work with a range of digital tools and techniques to produce effective ICT solutions in a range of contexts.

Students learn to reflect critically on their own and others’ use of ICT and to adopt safe, secure and responsible practice.

The topics covered are:

  • Research and information gathering
  • Modelling
  • Digital publishing
  • Evaluating outcomes
  • Working efficiently and safely


The students complete a Controlled Assessment, which forms 60% of the final mark