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Design & Technology

During this course, you will investigate a host of different influences on design and technology, gaining a real understanding of what it means to be a designer.

You will take part in both practical and theoretical study and enjoy opportunities to put your learning into practice by producing a variety of products.

You’ll also be introduced to the concept of sustainability, learning about the impact of different materials on the environment and the increasing need for products to be environmentally-friendly.

Lessons take place in our well-equipped, custom-built, Design and Technology facility – including a spacious workshop.

This subject is for you if:

You enjoy problem-solving, being creative and developing your skills through a combination of practical and real-world design challenges.

You will have an aptitude for creativity and enjoy problem-solving. You will be excited by new challenges and open-ended problems.

Assessment

  • 50% coursework
  • 50% exam
Subject Level Year Group Exam Board
D&T GCSE Y11 AQA