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Year 11 GCSE Product Design Graphics Curriculum

GCSE Product Design Graphics

Key topics to be taught this year:

Autumn Term

Topic

Further details about the topic

Skills

1

Contextual challenge NEA.

Investigation, specification and design.

Specification and initial ideas for chosen contextual challenge.

2

Contextual challenge NEA.

Design, review and develop.

Design ideas for chosen contextual challenge.

Spring Term

 

 

 

1

Contextual challenge NEA.

Manufacture.

Making the product for chosen contextual challenge.

2

Contextual challenge NEA.

Manufacture and evaluation.

Making and evaluating for chosen contextual challenge.

Summer Term

 

 

 

1

Exam preparation for exam theme.

Prepare for exam.

Practice questions and understanding how to achieve higher marks.

2

Exam preparation for exam theme.

Prepare for exam.

Refining techniques and working through past papers.

Assessments:

Autumn Term

Topic

Type of Assessment

CAT 1

Controlled assessment.

Exam questions.

Research analysis and spec ideas.

Development, prototypes and mock exam.

Spring Term

 

 

CAT 2

Controlled assessment.

Exam questions.

Final products.

Coursework portfolio.

Summer Term

 

 

CAT 3

Exam.

GCSE.

Main Resources:

Resource

Details

Term

Text books

Edexcel GCSE Design & Technology.

All

Recommended websites

www.technologystudent.com

BBC Bitesize

Focuselearning.co.uk

All

Enrichment opportunities:

Activity

Day and time or term

Coursework ‘Catch up’ time

Lunchtimes at the discretion of the teacher.

 

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