Design & Technology (Graphics) AS & A Level at Ashlyns School
This course enables students to develop their own creativity, capability and entrepreneurial skills, applying knowledge and understanding to a range of technological activities. Students will complete coursework on product design; manufacture and investigation; create a graphic product to a client specification; and explore designing for the future and D&T in practice.
The course tests students’ ability to develop and sustain their own innovation, to recognise constraints, to produce high quality products and to apply essential knowledge, understanding and skills of design production processes to a range of technological activities. Students will develop an understanding of industrial practices as well as critical evaluation skills in technical, aesthetic, economic, environmental, social and cultural contexts.
Minimum Grade C in GCSE Graphic Products, Resistant Materials or Systems and Control.
Graphic Products students have gone on to study Product Design, Graphic Design and Engineering at university.
A range of individual visits across the course to relevant manufacturing companies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashlyns School directly.