Technology

Subject Statement for Design and Technology – Resistant Materials KS4

The GCSE course in Resistant Materials Technology consist of two units.

Unit 1: Design/theory examination (2 hours) where pupils need to apply relevant knowledge and understanding of a range of technological activities, industrial and commercial practices to answer questions (40%).

Unit 2: Controlled assessment task (30 hours). Pupils will be required to complete a 15 page design folio and practical work to demonstrate their ability to design, make and evaluate quality products in a range of resistant materials such as wood, metal and plastic. (60%).

Specification details:  www.wjec.co.uk/uploads/publications/16073.pdf?language_id=1

Past Papers: www.wjec.co.uk/qualifications/qualificationresources.html?subject=DesignandTechnology&level=GCSE&pastpaper=true

Useful websites:  www.technologystudent.com/

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/resistantmaterials/

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