Key Stage 4
The following two Specifications are offered for GCSE (All are 50% Coursework)
AQA GCSE Design and Technology
The Design and Technology GCSE qualification enables students to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world. They will learn from the wider influences on the subject including historical, social, cultural, environmental and economic factors. The course covers core technical and designing and making principles, including a broad range of design processes, materials, techniques and equipment. Students will also have the opportunity to study specialist technical principles in greater depth through a chosen material area (Either Resistant Materials or Textiles).
AQA GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition
This course will give students the ability to apply the principles of food science, nutrition and healthy eating, equipping students with the knowledge, understanding, skills and encouragement they need to prepare and cook food.