Didcot Girls' School - Centre No. 62425

Name ……………………...…….....................… Candidate No …….…....

Tutor group ……..…. Class ………... Teacher ……..….

Handling Data

Level

Criteria for assessment

Marks

 

1

  • Explore data stored on a computer database or infobase on CD-ROM/Internet to obtain specified information. ie. answer a specified question by random visual search or by using a search engine.
 

0 1

2

U

2

  • Explore data stored on a computer database to obtain specified information, recognising order and structure. ie. answer a specified question by first choosing the field, then sorting or producing a bar chart.
 

3

4

G

3

  • Change the contents of a record in a computer database.
  • Link pieces of information within a database to follow a line of enquiry.
 

5

6

F

4

  • Produce a simple questionnaire/data capture form to collect data for a database.
  • Add a record to a computer database using valid and relevant data.
  • Carry out a simple search/query to obtain information.
 

7

8

E

5

  • Produce a questionnaire/data capture form and use it to collect data.
  • Set up own database using the collected data.
  • Check the database for accuracy using visual or comparative verification.
  • Clearly specify own question then carry out a simple search/query to obtain the answer.
 

9

10

D

6

  • Collect information from more than one source (background information).
  • Set up a database using selected data, which is relevant to the information required.
  • Verify and validate data entries, indicating clearly the techniques used.
  • Carry out a search involving more than one criterion to progressively narrow down the results to answer a clearly specified question (or use a complex query).
 

11

12

13

C

7

  • Construct a database, but also give reasons for choice of software with respect to the relevant facilities it provides and the needs of the task.
  • Verify and validate data entries, indicating clearly the techniques used.
  • Use complex procedures/queries (involving AND, OR, NOT) to thoroughly interrogate the database.
 

14

15

16

B

8

  • Analyse the task and list the expected outcomes/needs then use this to influence the structure of the questionnaire/data capture form and of the database.
  • Select and use appropriate software to process, store, and retrieve data for required output.
  • Explain why the software was chosen.
  • Comment on the software facilities used and how they helped make the tasks of analysis, interrogation and presentation easier.
 

17

18

19

20

A

System Design

Analysis Explanation of the task and the relevance to choice of software.  

1

Design A written/diagrammatic representation/plan of the proposed solution.  

1

Implementation Printouts/photographic evidence of the solution.  

1

Testing Evidence that the product has been checked to make sure that it does what was intended.  

1

Evaluation Evidence of how well the solution meets its intentions in terms of its efficiency, ease of use, and appropriateness to the task. Indication of improvements made during development.  

1

Total Mark /25

Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

5 marks

0

less than reasonable (difficult to understand) + no specialist terms

1

reasonable accuracy + limited range of specialist terms

2 / 3

considerable accuracy + good range of specialist terms

4 / 5

faultless accuracy + wide range of terms & grammatical structure