Design Exam & Revision Information

AQA GCSE Design and Technology (8552)


Exam: 2 Hours
Friday 22nd May

Section A – Core technical principles (20 marks)

A mixture of multiple choice and short answer questions assessing a breadth of technical knowledge and understanding.

Section B – Specialist technical principles (30 marks)

Several short answer questions (2–5 marks) and one extended response to assess a more in depth knowledge of technical principles.  Either woods or metals focus.

Section C – Designing and making principles (50 marks)

A mixture of short answer and extended response questions.

Revision Materials:

Online Learning:

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