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Design and Technology


Building on your design and practical skills learnt in Years 7, 8 and 9, you will work with a range of materials to design, create and evaluate products.

Can you problem solve?

In this course you will select a design-and-make activity from a choice of set tasks. You will learn to use a range of materials and techniques in a creative way and develop key skills that are applicable to further educational courses, business opportunities and careers.  Career pathways include Product Design, Furniture Design, Architecture, Carpentry, Interior Design, Engineering and many more.

Making (Controlled Assessment)

50% of the total marks

Written Paper

50% of the total marks
2 hours




Specification title

AQA Design and Technology: Resistant Materials Technology

Course type

Full Course

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