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Teaching Staff:

Miss J Prior

The use of textile materials and manufactured components to, produce a fashion product to fulfil a market need. This course has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to design, model and evaluate marketable fashion products. Students will be given the opportunity to investigate different industrial production methods including the use of CAD/CAM.

The course consists of a “design and make” coursework assignments which focused particularly on fashion design, existing products, and marketing and advanced production techniques. The coursework is worth 60% of the final mark.

The remaining 40% will be achieved by completing a final external exam.

How is the GCSE Technology course assessed?

All the courses shown above are assessed in the same way.

  • Coursework accounts for 60% of the final mark. This work will be undertaken by the student in Year 11.  Coursework consists of a design folder and a finished quality practical piece.
  • The written papers account for 40% of the final mark.
  • There is now only one tier of entry that covers grades A* to G. All questions are compulsory.

What can I do at the end of the GCSE Technology course?

A level courses; many employment opportunities for example Engineering; Graphic design; Food companies, Chef, Fashion Industry and Retail.