Years 7 & 8
Pupils follow the design process in order to research, analyze, design and develop their choices. These elements will be marked and feedback given on what went well and also how to improve each area. All practical skills covered during the make process will be reviewed and summarized in a new practical skills log, pupils will use this to show am understanding of what skills they have undertaken during each of their projects.
Years 9, 10 & 11
AQA GCSE in Design Technology
Final GCSE will be made up of 50% NEA and 50% EXAM.
NEA (Non Exam Assessment) part of the course will cover a range of material areas using a wide range of traditional and new design and make skills.
EXAM preparation will be covered throughout the 3 year course in theory based lessons, pupils will have a number of mock exams though the course to familiarise them self in preparation for final exam