Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1identify three types of data a computer stores Student completed work
2identify the denary placeholder numbers for a 4-bit binary system (8, 4, 2, 1) and for an 8-bit binary system (128, 64, 32, 16, 8, 4, 2, 1)Student completed work
3convert between binary and denary up to denary number 15Student completed work

shown knowledge of

4how the binary number system can be used to represent whole numbers Summary sheet
5the placeholder numbering systems for binary conversion, eg number to the left is a multiplication by two of the previous number, the system works from right to leftStudent completed work

acquired an understanding of

6the purpose of data and instructions in computer systems being represented in binary formSummary sheet
7how a computer recognises data as a series of 1s and 0sSummary sheet
8what a bit is when working with binary in a computational thinking contextSummary sheet
9how the denary number system and binary number system work.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 9 August 2021Level - Level One