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by medelec35
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:05 am
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 – mind the gap

Welcome to the forums Q Branch
Thank you for an informative and great first post.
for your interest, I also did a version of the sheep counting program here

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by The G
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:46 pm
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 – mind the gap

Pearson are moving in the right direction with the new BTEC Unit 6. The problem is in the gap between the Unit 6 specification and the Pearson books, sample assessments and sample marked learner work. The books are light on content compared with the specification and sample assessments. I totally a...
by Steve
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:00 pm
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Assessment

We have had a few queries regarding the assessment of Unit 6 and I thought I'd start this topic so teachers can share information and ask questions surrounding the upcoming set task at the end of April. Firstly, here is a link to the Administrative Support Guide from Pearson: https://qualifications....
by The G
Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:08 pm
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 - SAMs (the egg timer) sample solution

Very helpful indeed! And structured in a way aligned with the mark-scheme and sample learner answers from BTEC.
by Jacob1
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:39 pm
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 - SAMs (the egg timer) sample solution

Thanks for showing us your solution of this! I had a go at the egg timer over Easter, but did not have the knowledge of how to activate a buzzer at the end of the each timer routine, which I now do. Your sessions are really useful, especially the content you have done for the design section, such as...
by Jacob1
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:54 pm
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 - SAMs (the egg timer) sample solution

Could we say that we have revised the technical data in our heads? But yes we would need datasheet copies if we are to compare hardware in detail

Jacob
by The G
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:13 pm
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Re: BTEC Unit 6 - SAMs (the egg timer) sample solution

Something that has come up in the preparation for the exam is that no internet is allowed. It is going to be quite difficult to compare alternative hardware and solutions without knowing what the scenario actually is in advance. Also potential improvements / technological advancements. And no online...