Design and technology is part of everyday life and is constantly evolving. Our Product Design curriculum focuses on developing practical skills within a particular material area, allowing pupils to learn about industry standards and manufacture products with high quality outcomes. Pupils learn about commercial processes and careers in related industries, as well as developing core transferable skills, such as collaboration and communication.
Product Design at KS3
|Year 7||Year 8|
Product Design 1:
Product Design 2:
Formal Assessment takes place at the end of each Half-Term.
Product Design at KS4 (GCSE)
|Year 9||Year 10||Year 11|
Examination Board: AQA
|Unit 1 – Written Paper|
||Candidates answer all questions in two sections:
Section A is approximately 30% of exam based on
Section B is a variety of questions based on general
|Unit 2 – Design and Making Practice|
||Consists of a single design and make activity selected from a range of tasks set by the Examination Board.|
After-school sessions are offered to KS4 pupils studying Product Design each week by all teachers.