For Years 10, 12 and 13 please see the Art page for Art-Textiles by clicking here.
Year 11 GCSE (9-1) Design & Technology: Textiles 2018/2019
|Course title: GCSE (9-1) Design & Technology: Textiles||Exam board: Pearson Edexcel||Specification code: 1DT0|
|How will students be assessed?|
| Examination = 50 % of total GCSE qualification (Unit 1DT0 /01)
Students will sit a one and a half hour examination at the end of the course in Year 11
1. CORE unit of work which is comprised of learning that includes knowledge gained from all areas of the Technology curriculum
None examined unit (NEA) – similar to coursework (Unit 1DT0 /02)= 50% of total GCSE qualification achieved but only started in year 11 (Unit 1DT0 /02)
Students produce their NEA that consists of a digital folder of creative work and a 3D made product/ series of prototypes.
|Half term||Key content|
|1 (8 weeks)||NEA (Non Examined Assessment – Coursework)
Students have already been provided with a brief for their NEA in year 10 on the 1st June 2018
NEA research and analysis is completed before half term break and initial design work is produced.
Design Development is undertaken and prototype models are produced before the end of the term in December 2019
Students will also be taught the exam content/ theory work for the ‘Core’ part of the course on a minimum of one lesson per week. This content will include:
|2 (7 weeks)|
|3 (6 weeks)||NEA (Non Examined Assessment – Coursework)
NEA making begins and will be completed by the last day of the first half term. Along with the timetabled five lessons per fortnight the students are expected to attend a minimum of one after school workshops per week to complete their NEA making.
No exam content/ theory work will take place in the first half term of 2019
The NEA written evaluation document will be produced in the first two weeks after the half term break and submitted for assessment on Friday 8th March 2019.
After the first half term the students will also be taught the exam content/ theory work for the ‘Core’ part of the course on a minimum of one lesson per week. This content will include:
|4 (6 weeks)|
|5 (5 weeks)||Exam preparation and revision is done this term|