Suitable for Exam Boards:
+ Course Dates April 2019
- 10-11 (Wednesday – Thursday)
GCSE & IGCSE courses include 12 hrs of tuition taken over 2 full days. 9am to 5pm. It is ESSENTIAL that you read the accompanying course outline(s) before applying for the course.
The course will focus solely on the written exam aspect of any specification and not the Non-Examined Assessment (NEA).
The course focuses on the ‘Core’ content for the Edexcel (1DT0), OCR (J310) and AQA (8552) Design and Technology specifications. The course will cover timber, polymers and metals to greater depth dependent on student requirements.
To reinforce subject knowledge and its application to exam questions.
To relate different theory topics to each other to develop improved working subject knowledge.
To use practical examples to develop analysis and evaluation skills.
Improve exam technique by identifying the level of detail required for the marks available, what sort of information is required and how to fully explain answers with appropriate technical terminology. Develop discussion to explain both the pros and cons of a topic as appropriate.
To develop student’s confidence in their knowledge and ability to apply it to exam questions.