GCSE and A Level ICT Resources

T GCSE / A level

Jam full of useful information, interactive quizzes, up to date news etc. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/   

GCSE IT course notes and revision questions.

http://www.ictgcse.org.uk/   

The website for the OCR examination board.       

http://www.ocr.org.uk/   

This website is run by Glen Millbury, the Chief Examiner for ICT at the OCR exam board.                                      

http://www.ashfordman.org/ict/   

IT General

The Microsoft on-line learning support pages. http://www.microsoft.com/education/schools.mspx   

Up to date anti virus information http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/vinfodb.html    

http://www.sophos.com/security/top-10/

Reference

Free Online Dictionary of Computing - good references and definitions. http://foldoc.org/   

Another on-line IT dictionary                          

http://www.webopedia.com/   

PC technology guide.                                    

  http://www.pctechguide.com/   

The WhatIs site - full of definitions and explanations of technical IT words and concepts. Less threatening than the Wikipedia. http://whatis.techtarget.com/   

On-line encyclopaedia covering all subjects in more detail than you really need, Can get a bit "heavy" but it is great if you are curious and want to explore far beyond the syllabus.                          http://en.wikipedia.org/

Good explanations of just about every technical object on the planet! http://www.howstuffworks.com/   

Fun

Physics, mechanics, and a whole lot more ? this site is great fun but who will need to be on a computer with the java VM installed. http://www.sodaplay.com