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Students will learn research and design techniques, practical skills and methods of evaluating their work. Students will practise creative design and presentation techniques and will learn how to write a production plan.
AQA provides qualifications that enable students to progress to the next stage in their lives. We also support teachers to develop their professional skills. Pupils will also complete a set of practice exam questions using the New Grade GCSE Design & Technology AQA Exam Practice Workbook during their single period lessons, which will prepare them for their summer exams. In Brief: You will gain specialist broadcast skills in radio and television while working across multiple media platforms ; You will be taught by professional journalists at MediaCityUK, in a state-of-the-art newsroom equipped with industry standard radio and television studio spaces.
Students will also learn how to use a range of hand tools and machinery in the workshop to make a pencil holder and decorative parts. Students will learn how to draw using isometric, how to identify materials and their properties, will learn and use a range of research techniques and be able to write a detailed product specification.
Food - Students will participate in the "Ready Steady Cook" project and will learn about basic skills, safety and equipment in the food room. Students will learn how to weigh out and bake with a range of basic ingredients and will look at their functions. Students will study the Eatwell plate and healthy eating and will design, plan and cook their own healthy dishes.
Textiles - Students will design and make their very own fabric fashion monster where they will learn basic textile skills - how to set up and use a sewing machine, tacking and pinning and pattern making. Students will design their own fashion monster and will use tie dye and fabric pens to create their own fabric for their product.
Students will learn how to fill their product and finish it using embellishment and appliqu? Y8 Resistant Materials -Students will design and make their own trinket box where they will learn how to make a lap joint and the advantages of using this to create the frame for their box.
Graphics - Students will participate in the Apprentice Chocolate Challenge project where they have to come up with a new company and brand a new type of boxed chocolates. Students will look into and create their own Corporate Identity, will learn about and produce their own Typography and will trial different chocolate recipes.
Students will learn GCSE Graphics skills like drawing in one-point perspective and manufacturing processes in industry. Food - Students will participate in the "Junior Masterchef" project and will learn higher level Food skills like making a roux sauce and making complex bread dough to create a lasagne and calzone.
Students will learn about the nutritional values of foods and will learn how to plan out a range of dishes using a time plan, ingredients and cost list. Students will design and manufacture a cushion with their own original Pop Art decoration.
Students will learn surface decoration techniques like, appliqu? Students will learn how to construct their products, use wadding and finish them off. Students will create their own design brief and design, model and manufacture their own holding device which could be anything from a jewellery or phone stand, DVD rack or a storage box.
Food - Students will participate in the "Great Grangefield Bake off" project and will learn higher level Food skills like making a range of types of pastry products, meringue, dealing with raw meat and presentation techniques. Students will complete a food investigation looking into different raising agents used in cake making and testing out their hypothesis which is a GCSE coursework task, preparing them for GCSE.
Students will learn how to plan, develop and test their own dishes to work independently. Students will also look at environmental considerations when working in the Food industry and the science behind cooking. Coursework - Students who opt to study GCSE Resistant Materials will predominantly be designing and making a product using woods, metals and plastics.
Students will be given a range of design briefs to choose from and will work independently to research into and plan out the task they have chosen including writing a detailed product specification.
Students will design by hand in isometric and also using CAD, a wide range of design ideas for their project and will model their chosen idea.
Students will fully evaluate their work and suggest future improvements. Exam - Students will cover theory work and exam practice as homework and through mock exams every half term to build up their knowledge and understanding of the final exam.
Coursework - Students will complete 2 tasks as part of the GCSE Catering course and for this they will produce an A4 folder of work and also complete a practical exam for each task.
Students will research into a range of dairy products and trial dishes which are cooked using lots of dairy. Students will then select 4 dishes to make for their first practical exam and they will create a time plan, ingredients and equipment list to help prepare them.
Students will have 2 hours 30 minutes to prepare, cook and serve their 4 dishes to be marked. Students will then evaluate their task and identify areas for improvement.
Students will research into multicultural foods and will select a country and type of cuisine to work with. Students will then plan into and cook a 2 course meal from this country. Students will research into the chosen country and types of foods cooked and eaten and will taste test and analyse existing dishes.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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Starting a design brief. The starting point for any design is the design brief. The brief outlines what problem a design will solve.
It should be referred to throughout the project to make sure. For A’Level study, employment and university study, a GCSE English Language grade of 6 or above is usually a requirement. Students may also wish to progress on to A’Level English Literature or English Language and Literature, both of which are offered for Sixth Form study by the department.
Answering Essay Questions Made Easier Instructors frequently remark that a major reason that students don’t receive higher grades on essay exams is because they do not follow directions even when these directions are included in the question.
o 35% for the write-ups o 25% for the photos § 12½% of which relating to the artist Your coursework, in your work journals and elsewhere, should include research, supporting Page: 8 of 14 GCSE Art & Design Coursework Checklist for: Photography Warning!
Things to be careful of! 1. Holiday snaps must be used very, very sparingly.