GCSE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY REVISION PAGE

What is in this GCSE course? Details of exams, other elements and marks available

NEA (Non Examination Assessment) = 50%
10% - Investigation
10% - Brief and Specification
20% - Design Ideas
20% - Development
20% - Making
20% - Evaluation

Examination ( 2 hours) = 50%

Comprised of:

Unit 1 - New and emerging technologies
Unit 2 - Energy materials systems and devices
Unit 3 - Materials and their working properties
Unit 4 - Common specialist technical principles
Unit 5A - Papers and boards
Unit 5B - Timber based materials
Unit 5D - Polymers
Unit 5F - Electronic systems
Unit 6 - Designing Principles
Unit 7 - Making Principles

COMMON PROBLEM AREAS AND MISCONCEPTIONS FOR WILLINGDON STUDENTS, INCLUDING LINKS TO HELP WITH THOSE AREAS

The biggest barrier to excellent exam results is knowledge of the specialist vocabulary  which there two links should help with.

Specialist vocabulary

aqa.org.uk/design-and-technology/gcse subject-specific-vocabulary

Glossary

LINKS TO CHECKLISTS AND OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

Seneca Learning

Revision Quiz

BBC Bitesize


MODEL ANSWERS, COMPLETED PAPERS AND MARK SCHEMES

GCSE DT Mark Scheme Additional Sample Material V1 0

GCSE DT Question Paper Additional Sample Material V1 0 2