Flowcharts

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete the activity, creating different flowcharts for the scenarios given.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Flowcharts Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1 (a)

1 mark per bullet (appropriate explanation format allowed)

  • (Age < 20 is FALSE so) Dose = 2

  • (Gender = "Female" is FALSE) so Dose = Dose * 0.5

  • ....therefore Dose = 1

Question 1 (b)

1 mark per bullet (appropriate explanation format allowed)

  • (Age is less than 20 = True) so Dose = 0.1 * Age

  • 1.9

  • (isPregnant AND Dose > 1.5) IS TRUE

  • Dose = 1.5

Question 2

1 mark per bullet to max 5

  • Allows tracking code to be input

  • Checks if tracking code begins with P or Q

  • Checks if tracking code is 8 characters in length

  • Outputs “VALID” if both of the above are true and invalid if either or both are false.

  • Correct flowchart symbols used at all points

See example flowchart here.