Design Technology

Key Stage 3

During Key Stage 3 pupils will be taught in all the material areas in a yearly rotation. The work undertaken encourages the acquisition of practical skills and expertise with the knowledge of food, textiles, wood, metal and plastic.

 

 Key Stage 3 Level Descriptors

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) in DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/1121/6

 

Component 1: Design and Technology in the 21st Century

Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification

A mix of short answer, structured and extended writing questions assessing candidates' knowledge and understanding of:

 

Component 2: Design and make task

Non-exam assessment: approximately 35 hours 50% of qualification

A sustained design and make task, based on a contextual challenge set by WJEC, assessing candidates' ability to:

 

WJEC Eduqas GCE A LEVEL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

GCE A LEVEL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY OF ASSESSMENT

Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/1178/2

 

Component 1: Design and Technology in the 21st Century

Written examination: 3 hours, 50% of qualification.

Learners take a single examination in one of the following endorsed areas:

The examination includes a mix of structured and extended writing questions assessing learners' knowledge and understanding of:

 

Component 2: Design and make project

Non-exam assessment: approximately 80 hours 50% of qualification.

A sustained design and make project, based on a brief developed by the candidate, assessing the candidate's ability to:

The design and make project will be based within the same endorsed area as the written examination.

This linear qualification will be available for assessment in May/June each year.

Upcoming Events

01 Dec

Year 11 Futures Meetings - online event

1 December, 2020 – 3 December, 2020
 
07 Dec

Years 11 and 13 Mock Exams

7 December, 2020 – 17 December, 2020
 
18 Dec

End of Autumn Term (early finish)

All Day
 
04 Jan

Pupils return (Spring Term)

All Day