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D&T Resistant Materials at Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College

Course description

Resistant Materials Technology should encourage learners to be inspired, moved and challenged by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and gain an insight into related sectors, such as manufacturing and engineering. It prepares candidates to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices. GCSE specifications in design and technology enable learners to: • actively engage in the processes of design and technology to develop as effective and independent learners. • make decisions, consider sustainability and combine skills with knowledge and understanding in order to design and make quality products • explore ways in which aesthetic, technical, economic, environmental, ethical and social dimensions interact to shape designing and making • analyse existing products and produce practical solutions to needs, wants and opportunities, recognising their impact on quality of life • develop decision-making skills through individual and collaborative working • understand that designing and making reflect and influence cultures and societies, and that products have an impact on lifestyle • develop skills of creativity and critical analysis through making links between the principles of good design, existing solutions and technological knowledge.

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How to apply

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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