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Design Technology Graphics AS level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Component 1: Principles of Design & Technology: Written examination paper addressing technical principles, design, social, ethical and environmental impact of the wider issues in design technology.

Component 2: Independent Design project. Based on a ‘contextual challenge’ students will explore possible needs and project possibilities of a graphical or architectural nature. A design portfolio and prototype model will be produced.

Entry requirements

Grade B in a GCSE Design Technology subject or Art although other students will be considered on their merits.


  • Component 1: Written examination paper (50%) 2 hours
  • Component 2: Coursework Project (50%)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.