The new d&t gcse specification became available this term to allow teachers to prepare for the changes that will be implemented from september next year steven parkinson explains why it represents a real opportunity design and technology (d&t) is at a crossroads one road leads off a cliff at the. The gcse course the gcse course consists of two units unit 1 involves the completion of a two hour written examination which will test your subject knowledge in the following areas: materials and components, design and market influences, paper engineering and manufacturing processes unit 2, often referred to as the. A gcse coursework example 2 1 materials: hardwood plywood has been used as it has high strength and durability due to a higher packed grain materials used : abs plastic which is a strong recyclable plastic with high impact resistance , particle board- (being cheaper, denser and more uniform. Electronics food graphics resistant materials textiles all pupils in years 7 and 8 experience working in all five material areas lead by specialist staff in specialist facilities in year 9, pupils choose to specialise in just three areas to prepare them for gcse study in technology all pupils have a technology teacher as their. I use this to go with my coursework frames once the students are about half way through. It covers all the topics in the current design & technology course for the aqa exam board, and there's loads of coursework advice and useful tips for getting good grades - all the way up to a gcse design & technology resistant materials aqa revision guide (a-g course) (cgp gcse d&t a-g revision) paperback.
At ks4 (gcse) students can choose from 4 d&t options – resistant materials, graphic products, textiles (all using the aqa exam board specifications) and catering (wjec board) each subject has a significant coursework component ( 60%) and a theory and design based exam (40%) there are more images below of. A wide range of excercises about resistant materials, systems approach, materials and components, design considerations, resistant materials production. This book is full of clear revision notes and detailed diagrams for gcse resistant materials students it covers all of the topics in the current design & technology course for the aqa exam board, and there's loads of coursework advice and useful tips for getting good grades - all the way up to a to help your revision, each.
All the individual dt gcse subjects have been combined into 2 specifications the new d&t gcse coursework- single design and make task 50% this level 1/2 technical award in materials technology complements vocational qualifications including areas such as plumbing, carpentry and jewellery manufacturing. To access the aqa 2015/16 controlled assessment task titles for all of our gcse design and technology, engineering and home economics specifications, please go to the secure key materials (skm) area of e-aqa within skm, select gcse, the relevant subject and controlled assessment (for.
Work through the folder sheets in a logical order what is the exam board looking for: a project that is rigorous and demanding shows creativity and originality has accuracy and a range of making skills has the potential to be commercially viable mr guinness candidate number 007: aqa product design prod2. Knowledge, skills and understanding developed during gcse design and technology: resistant materials - unit 2 (4560), for exams from june 2010. Ocr gcse design and technology: resistant materials qualification information including specification, exam materials, teaching resources, learning resources.
Students will be working for the aqa gcse resistant materials syllabus this second the course consists of coursework worth 60% of the whole and 40% as an external exam based on all the theory studied assessments recommend aqa design and technology – resistant materials technology – nelson thornes. Gcse design and technology: resistant materials (4562) controlled assessment tasks and guidance introduction to your resistant materials coursework your resistant materials project for gcse counts for 60% of your final grade this mark will be added to your final written examination, in order to produce your.