Product Design & Materials Technology

Teaching Staff: Miss C .Williams

Technician: Mr M Harrisson

At Key Stage 4 GCSE Resistant Materials (AQA) is offered to Year 11 and the new specification for the AQA Materials Technology Technical award (AQA) for the current Year 10.

AQA Technical Award Materials Technology (Y10)

Having recently started the new GCSE alternative Materials Technology, pupils are enthused about this new course as it is based around making/ practical skills which is proving very popular with the cohort. Pupils will design and make 6 mini projects throughout Year 10 which will count towards Unit 1 of their first assessed piece of coursework. Watch this space!

GCSE Resistant Materials (Y11)

The Year 11s are well on their way to completing their GCSE Controlled Assessment set tasks. They are currently on the designing section in preparation for the manufacturing task, working to an independently developed brief.

Programmes of Study