Learners will also develop an understanding of commercial processes and an in-depth knowledge GCSE Design & Technology will prepare students to participate confidently & successfully in an increasingly technological world.
You will gain awareness and learn from wider influences on Design & Technology including historical, social and cultural, environmental & economic factors.
Critical and creative skills will be enhanced as you initiate, develop and realise your ideas through a personal, practical art and design working process.
HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED Year 1 (AS) – coursework Year 2 (A-Level) – coursework project and exam assignment Submission of sketchbooks, samples and final outcomes.
In the first year you receive six hours of tuition per week for each subject and five in the second year.
You are expected to complete a significant amount of self-study out of the class.
Students work in appliqué, patchwork, and fabric printing Course Name: Textiles Technology Course Number: 4572 Examination Board: AQA Design and Technology is a practical subject area which requires the application of knowledge, skill and understanding when developing ideas, planning, producing products and evaluating them.
Students develop an individual style of presentation and project theme.
They design a film and story and as art of the brief manufacture one of the characters as a monster cushion.
The students develop their design and practical skills and develop their own templates using a seam allowance.