DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY GCSE PRODUCT DESIGN – FOOD; RESISTANT MATERIALS; TEXTILES at Queensbury Academy
Students will design and make products with creativity and originality, using a range of materials and techniques. Packaging and labelling and instructions are encouraged as part of the complete design proposal and advertising, points of sale, etc can be used to supplement the making experience and help create products which can be evaluated for their commercial viability. Students are expected to study paper and card and at least one other material and are encouraged to develop an awareness of other material areas.
Coursework will be internally assessed and externally moderated. Coursework consists of a project which addresses all the assessment objectives in an integrated way. The evidence required for the project consists of a working or non-working prototype and a concise design folder.
Examination Board Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) Written Paper 2 hours 40% of total marks 120 marks Coursework Project 45 hours 60% of total marks 90 marks
Design and Technology is a practical subject area which requires the application of knowledge and understanding when developing ideas, planning, producing products and evaluating them. Students will choose their material area from Resistant Materials, Food and Textiles
How to apply
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