GSCE Graphic Products (AQA)
Pupils will complete two units. Unit 1 is a written examination paper worth 40% of the overall GCSE grade. Unit 2 is a Controlled Assessment worth 60% which consists of a single design and make activity over approximately 45 hours.
The course will deliver the following areas through a variety of design and make activities and through completing their controlled assessment.
Materials and components
Processes and techniques which aid manufacture and of the commercial application of a range of materials used in manufacturing their products in quantity.
Design and market influences
Techniques and process
Surface development (net)
Paper and card Engineering
Products and applications
Social, cultural, Moral, Environmental, Economic and Sustainability issues
Information and Communication Technology
Health and safety issues
Processes and manufacture
Systems and control procedures