Soham Village College

GCSE Graphics (Legacy)

GCSE D&T Graphics Products

Class of 2018 Only

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Exam Board - GCSE D&T Graphics (4550) GCSE D&T Graphic Products
4550
Specification    

The course is single tier which is broken down into 2 units:

Unit 1 – 2 hour Exam paper 40%

Unit 2 – Controlled Assessment 60%

 The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments.

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment
Autumn     Graphic Products Exam Theory Mock GCSE Exam – 2 hours Controlled Assessment Project
(60% of final grade)
Research section (8 marks)
Practice Controlled Assessment project Research section (8 marks) Controlled Assessment Project

Design section (32 marks)

Mock GCSE Exam – 2 hours
Spring    Practice Controlled Assessment project   Controlled Assessment Project Making section (32 marks)
Practice Controlled Assessment project Design section (32 marks) Controlled Assessment Project Evaluation section (12 marks)
Summer    Practice Controlled Assessment project Making section 32 marks) Graphic Products Exam Theory
(40% of final grade)
Final GCSE Exam – 2 hours
Practice Controlled Assessment project Evaluation section (12 marks)