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Within Design & Technology each pupil is given the opportunity to experience a variety of roles including: client; designer; maker; manager & user.  Pupils are encouraged to consider human values and attitudes which are inherent in our culturally diverse society; develop economic awareness & examine the relationship between technology & society.
 

Design & Technology at GCSE is similar in approach, and builds on the foundations of, the course studied at Key Stage 3.  Pupils choose ONE area of interest from the following: 

•     Product Design: Product design in wood, metal, plastic and other materials.

•     Graphic Products: Graphical presentation and production techniques

•     Food Technology: Food as a material, product design, manufacturing & processing

•     Electronic Products: electronic building blocks, wood, metal, textiles & plastics 

Each option will include: Designing; Making; Materials and components; Systems and control; Quality control and assurance; Products and applications; Health & safety


Design & Technology Assessment:

All Design & Technology specifications have one tier of assessment for marks from A*-G.

2 Hour Written Paper - 40% of the total marks

The paper will test all Assessment Objectives through a range of questions. All questions are compulsory.

A preparation sheet will be issued to all candidates at the beginning of March. It will give advance notice of the design context for some questions on the paper.

Controlled Assessment - 60% of the total marks

The Controlled Assessment consists of a project which addresses all the assessment objectives in an integrated way.


Head of Department: Mrs. C. Abbotts

 

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