The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 GCSE Product Design Resistant Materials Curriculum

    GCSE Product Design Resistant Materials

    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, 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

    Understanding how to achieve higher marks

    2

    Exam preparation for exam theme

    Prepare for exam

    Refining techniques, working through complete past papers

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Controlled assessment

    Exam questions

    Research Analysis, spec Ideas

    Development & prototypes, 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