GCSE Product Design

Qualification: GCSE

Examining board: AQA

Course specification:

GCSE Product Design

Course leader: Mr Lennox

Years taught: 9, 10, 11

What will I be doing on this course?

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.

The distinction between Designing and Making is a convenient one to make, but in practice the two often merge. For example, research can involve not only investigating printed matter and people’s opinions, but also investigating e.g. proportions, adhesives, colour, structures and materials through practical work

Students will develop their Design Skills and be taught to:

Students Making Skills will be developed as they are taught to:

Units covered

How this course is assessed

Unit 1: Written Paper

Unit 2: Design and Making practice

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Progression/future opportunities

The specification provides an excellent route into GCE Product Design