Edexcel International GCSE ICT Student Book

Part of the International GCSE ICT series

Publication Date
September 2010

Edexcel’s resource for the 2009 Edexcel International GCSE ICT specification

Edexcel International GCSE ICT provides coverage of the 2009 Edexcel International GCSE specification, so you can support every student improve their learning.

  • Numerous full-colour screenshots using up-to-date software allow students to see software in use.
  • Helpful ‘Did you know?’ margin boxes highlight key information.
  • Clear instructions on how to use the software covered and illustrations of relevant buttons aids practical learning.
  • Exercises throughout each chapter and end-of-chapter revision checklists help students prepare thoroughly for their examinations.
  • Includes numerous full-colour photographs and artwork illustrating key points.
  • Full answers to the Student Book questions will become available to teachers and parents once the book has been published by emailing customersolutions@pearson.com (for UK teachers and parents) or icsorders@pearson.com (for all other teachers and parents).

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Additional information

This Student Book is written for students following the Edexcel International GCSE in ICT. It contains numerous full-colour screenshots using up-to-date software, helpful ‘Did you know?’ margin boxes, clear instructions on how to use the software covered, illustrations of relevant buttons, exercises throughout each chapter and end of chapter revision checklists. There are numerous full-colour photographs and artwork illustrating key points. The exercises throughout the book allow students to learn and get lots of practice before sitting their Edexcel International GCSE ICT exams.


The book contains 12 chapters followed by an additional chapter on assessment:

Chapter 1: Hardware

Chapter 2: Backing storage and memory

Chapter 3: Software

Chapter 4: Word processing and DTP

Chapter 5: Spreadsheets and modelling

Chapter 6: Databases

Chapter 7: Graphics, audio and video editing software

Chapter 8: Presentation software

Chapter 9: Communications, networks, the Internet and email

Chapter 10: Web authoring

Chapter 11: Data input and output

Chapter 12: Applications and effects

Chapter 13: Assessment

The assessment chapter contains advice on preparing for the assessments, as well as sample examination papers with answers for the Edexcel International GCSE in ICT.


Author Biography

Dr Roger Crawford is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, where he coordinates teacher training in ICT. Roger taught ICT and Mathematics in schools in the UK, New Zealand and Australia for 17 years and has been a Chief Examiner for GCSE ICT for more than 20 years. He was an OFSTED inspector for secondary schools for more than 10 years and also works as a consultant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors and a member of the British Computer Society. Roger is the author of several successful ICT titles for International GCSE level. 

Sample Content

Take a look at an Edexcel International GCSE ICT sample chapter.

Customer Reviews

Onotu Kabiru, Head of ICT
GR8 Schools
13 July 2015

This book is very informative and easy to study. Its in simple English which makes it easy for students to read and understand. The images, exercises, examples prepare the student properly for the real exam. well done Pearsons.

Lucy, Teacher
Rickmanwroth School
28 November 2011

It is quite informative, easy to understand. There is alot to learn from this book.

21 July 2011

download pdf file edexcel igcse ict student book

genelia, student
7 May 2011

Download online all the chapters and answers.

Jessie Madhini, Teacher/Consultant
Daybridge International School
4 March 2011

I purchased this book in February 2011. Very short fruitful notes with more useful questions and exercises. Excellent book. Jessie.

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