KS4 Curriculum Intro:
Pupils can choose Resistant Materials or Graphics.
Both courses allow pupils the opportunity to experience a full range of tasks including researching, evaluating, problem solving, designing, making and evaluating. In addition to this pupils will be taught skills relevant to the specific subject.
Both courses are assessed in four units outlined below:-
Unit 1:- Introduction to design and making
Unit 2:- Sustainability
Unit 3:- Designing and making quality products
Unit 4 :-Technical Aspects of designing and making
Units 1 and 3 equal 60% of the final grade and are controlled assessment projects
Units 2 and 4 equal 40% of the final grade and are examinations