GCSE Design and Technology


The Contextual Challenges will be released on our secure website from the 1st June for GCSE Design & Technology courses. Please ask your Examinations Officer to set you up with a secondary account if you currently have no access.

Adaptations 2022

Find out more about Ofqual/DfE’s decisions about adaptations in summer 2022 here, and Ofqual’s decisions about non-exam assessment here.

We will provide advance information about the content of the summer 2022 exam(s) in this subject. DfE has confirmed that advance information will be provided by 7 February 2022 and that the information can be deployed at other points ahead of 7 February 2022 if required. At least a week's notice will be given if DfE decides that advance information will be released earlier than 7 February 2022.

Information about the adaptations for summer 2022 in this qualification can be found below.


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The Eduqas Design and Technology GCSE allows learners to identify and solve real problems through the design process and into production. Learners are encouraged to work creatively and through the course will develop a number of core skills, including practical skills, planning and decision making.

Assessment for the Design and Technology GCSE consists of a written examination and a design and make task.

We provide a range of digital resources for both learners and educators, including GCSE Design and Technology past papers, digital teaching tools and training events. To find out more about the course, including the Design and Technology GCSE grade boundaries, download the specification from the menu above.

Why choose Eduqas?

  • Thought through, logical specification

  • Maximum marks available for designing and making

  • NEA criteria are straightforward and easy to apply

  • Wide breadth of study with 6 GCSEs combined into 1

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology 9781510451326 Chris Walker, Ian Fawcett, Dan Hughes, Andy Knight, Jennifer Tilley, Jacqui Howells





My revision notes: WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology 9781510471696 Chris Walker, Ian Fawcett, Dan Hughes, Andy Knight, Jacqui Howells

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