Design and Technology

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: A Level

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: A Level

This update reminds you how to access some documents and services that you may need during the summer 2018 A level results period.

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE

GCSE and AS level contextual challenges

Legacy GCSE, AS and A Level Design and Technology

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: A Level

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE

This update is to remind you how to access some documents and services that you may need during the results period for GCSE Design and Technology qualifications.

GCSE and AS level contextual challenges

Legacy GCSE, AS and A Level Design and Technology

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: A Level

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE

GCSE and AS level contextual challenges

GCSE and AS level contextual challenges

On 1 June, GCSE (9-1) and AS level Design and Technology contextual challenges will be released for summer 2019 submissions.

Legacy GCSE, AS and A Level Design and Technology

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: A Level

Getting Ready for Results summer 2018: GCSE

GCSE and AS level contextual challenges

Legacy GCSE, AS and A Level Design and Technology

Legacy GCSE, AS and A Level Design and Technology

This update is to remind you of the final assessment opportunities for the legacy GCSE and A level Design and Technology qualifications. You will also find useful information about the unit codes and information about the first AS Level Design and Technology (2017) exam.

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All question papers and mark schemes for your A level units can be accessed from the course materials section of the qualification pages. 

See links below to access these directly. 

The free book offer for GCSE D&T ended on the 31 July 2018. If you have filled in the ITO prior to this date, you would receive the class set of 30 books. 

Please remember that you will need to enter learners for certification in 2019, otherwise you would be charged for these books. 

If you would like to purchase more of these books, please visit the publishing site below.

Buy GCSE Design and Technology student books

No. The linear full A level NEA does not have contextual challenges. Context is set by the learner, working with a client and design possibilities identified accordingly. 

Only the new GCSE D&T NEA and AS Level D&T NEA are initiated with a contextual challenge set by Pearson on the 1 June, a year before certification. 

You can access these from below.

We have now completed 2 online support sessions for the new GCSE D&T (9-1) NEA. The first one looked at the contextual challenges, and the second one focused on research, design brief and product specification. 

You can access the presentation and the Q&A of the online support sessions from the link below. 

There are final resit opportunities for all AS and A2 level Design and Technology units in summer 2019. This will be the final resit opportunities for this qualification. All new registrations must be on the new linear A level Design and Technology or AS Level Design and Technology.

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GCSE Specification
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A Level Specification
pdf | 716.9 KB
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AS Level Specification
pdf | 685.3 KB

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