Soham Village College

GCSE Resistant Materials (Legacy)

GCSE D&T Resistant Materials

Class of 2017 & 2018 Only

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
OCR Exam Board - GCSE D&T Resistant Materials (1956) GCSE D&T Resistant Materials J306
Specification    
The course is single tier which is broken down into 3 units:

Unit A561 – Controlled Assessment 30%

Unit A563 – Controlled Assessment 30%

Unit A565 – 1½ hour Exam paper 40%

 

 

 Year 10

Year 11

 

Units
Assessments
Units
Assessment
Autumn     A561 Controlled Assessment project
(30% of final grade)

Creativity (10 Marks)

A563 Controlled Assessment Project
(30% of final grade)
Designing (12 marks)
A561 Controlled Assessment project Design section (14 marks) A563 Controlled Assessment Project

Making (36 Marks)

Mock GCSE Exam – 2 hours
Spring    Unit A561 Practical Experiments for components using simulation software. Making section (28 marks) A563 Controlled Assessment Project Evaluation and Testing  (8 Marks)
A561 Controlled Assessment project Making section (28 marks) Exam Theory
(40% of final grade)
Mock exam questions
Summer    A561 Controlled Assessment project Evaluation section (8 marks) Exam Technique and Practice
(40% of final grade)
Final GCSE Exam –1 ½ hours
A563 Controlled Assessment project
(30% of final grade)
Designing (12 marks)