For information with regards to changes for 2021, please consult each examination board’s website. Changes have been made already and further changes will occur throughout the year
AQA has provided two possible routes in the delivery of Design, each have their merits. There is information here to help you make your decision about which one you wish to take, but it will really depend upon your skills set, experience and direction you wish to take your course.
- Component 1 – Portfolio – 60% of GCSE
- Component 2 – Externally Set Assignment – 40% GCSE
- Paper 1 – Examination – 50% of GCSE
- Non-exam Assessment (NEA) – 50% of GCSE