Key Stage 4

What qualification will the course lead to? GCSE

Which Examination Board? AQA

Course content

Students will be encouraged to design and make products with creativity and originality, using a range of graphic and modelling materials.  Students will learn through images to use, understand and apply colour and design, to develop spatial concepts, and to understand graphic materials and their use.  They will design and make product(s) using a graphic media and new technologies to prepare them for the world of work.

How will students be assessed?

Unit 1: Written examination that lasts 2 hours in Year 11 and worth 40% of the course.

Unit 2: Design and making practice (approximately 45 hours) in Year 10 and Year 11 and worth 60% of the course.