Design and Technology in the 21st Century
2 hours, 50% of qualification
This WJEC GCSE in Design and Technology offers a unique opportunity in the curriculum for learners to identify and solve real problems by designing and making products or systems. Learners will be prepared to participate confidently and successfully in an increasingly technological world; and be aware of, and learn from, wider influences on design and technology, including historical, social/cultural, environmental, and economic factors.
Design and make task
Approximately 35 hours, 50% of the qualification.
A sustained design and make task, based on contextual challenge set by WJEC, assessing candidates’ ability to:
- identify, investigate, analyse and outline design possibilities
- design and make prototypes and evaluate their fitness for purpose.