GCSE Design and Technology

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Please note, there is no change to the structure of papers for the Summer 2022 exams. There will be the same number of questions and mark allocations as in previous papers. 

Teaching: Nov 2017
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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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