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Meet the team
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Mrs. Middlehurst-Jones

Team Leader

  Miss. Finaughty  

Mr. P Langridge

Technician

 

Key Stage 4

Examination Board :  AQA Logo

 

Assessment Requirements:

Examination 50%
Coursework 50%

 

Examination
What's assessed

  • Core technical principles
  • Specialist technical principles
  • Designing and making principles

Coursework
Practical application through a design project

  • Core technical principles
  • Specialist technical principles
  • Designing and making principles

 

Course Outline:

GCSE Design and Technology will prepare pupils to participate confidently and successfully in an increasingly technological world. Pupils will get the opportunity to work creatively when designing and making and apply technical and practical expertise.
Substantial design and make task where pupils will:

  • Identify and investigate design possibilities
  • Producing a design brief and specification
  • Generating design ideas
  • Developing design ideas
  • Realising design ideas
  • Analyse & evaluate

 

Expectations:

To work on portfolio for home-learning, use the workshop and equipment safely at all times.
Pupils will need a folder to keep all their design and brief work well presented and safe

Career Opportunities:
Graphics, Graphic Design, Web Design, Product and Packaging design, Car design, furniture design, architecture.

Extra-curricular activities relevant to this subject:
Enrichments, competitions, community work, workshops and trips and visits.