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Important AS qualification update

AS and A level Design and Technology Topic Guides

GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology NEA delivery guide

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Important AS qualification update

Important AS qualification update

This update contains some important news about Edexcel AS qualifications.

AS and A level Design and Technology Topic Guides

GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology NEA delivery guide

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Important AS qualification update

AS and A level Design and Technology Topic Guides

AS and A level Design and Technology Topic Guides

We are pleased to say that the topic guide to cover the content, not covered in the legacy A level D&T books is now available and can be accessed from the link below.

GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology NEA delivery guide

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Important AS qualification update

AS and A level Design and Technology Topic Guides

GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology NEA delivery guide

GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology NEA delivery guide

A delivery guide has been put together for the new GCSE (9-1) Design and Technology Non-Examined Assessment. You can access this from the qualification page.

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The Candidate assessment booklet (CAB) for GCSE Design and Technology (9-1) had a formatting issue, which has now been fixed. You can access the updated CAB from the link below. 

Grade boundaries can only be set accurately following on from a live exam series, as the national data is used. We cannot judge precisely how difficult students will find a paper, compared to previous papers. Therefore, the first set of grade boundaries will be available in Summer 2019 for GCSE and A level qualifications. 

There is a useful reading on Ofqual blog about this. 

The A level topic guide has been put together for the new  A level Design and Technology qualification, to cover the content that is not covered in the legacy A level Design and Technology student books. 

Access the topic guide from the link below. 

The answers for the exam style questions in the GCSE (9-1) D&T student book are available online from the publishing site. They can be accessed from the  support materials section of GCSE(9-1) D&T resources. Please see the link below for this location.

Access answers for the exam style questions

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.

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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Useful documents

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GCSE Specification
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A Level Specification
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A level Design and Technology topic guide
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