Head of Design Department:
Miss C Lipparelli
A-level Design and Technology: Product Design helps students take a broad view of design and technology, develop their capacity to design and make products and appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.
The specification retains much of the content of the previous A-level specification and continues to provide students with the opportunity to investigate a personal project for which they will design and make a product The course has 50 per cent coursework in order to recognise the importance of practical work within this subject.
This qualification supports progression into further education such as a university or college course to study a HND or Degree. v Training or employment, such as any appropriate design related course.