Faculty: Creative & Technical
Subject: AQA GCSE in Engineering
Subject Leader: Mr A Homer
Staff: Mr D Barton
Engineering introduces students to a host of new technologies, helping them to gain practical skills and understanding to inspire a lifelong interest, in engineering. It will particularly appeal to those who enjoy being creative, with an affinity for drawing, design, maths and problem-solving.
Practical engineering skills will predominantly be assessed through the NEA, some questions in the written exam will relate to practical contexts and students will need to apply their understanding within these contexts.
|Written Exam: two hours
|Non-Examined Assessment Brief
You will be expected to participate in practical work completing both the written & practical aspects of the NEA.
Extended learning regularly is set. It will test and extend class work activities.
Potential Career Options
A wide range of Engineering and Computer Science careers are possible which can be accessed through apprenticeships or further education at A Level or Degree level.