AQA Routes

AQA has provided two possible routes in the delivery of Design, each has it 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.

Links to:

AQA – Design through Art and Design

Assessment Model

  • Component 1 – Portfolio – 60% of GCSE
  • Component 2 – Externally Set Assignment – 40% GCSE

AQA – Design through Design and Technology

Assessment Model

  • Paper 1 – Examination – 50% of GCSE
  • Non-exam Assessment (NEA) – 50% of GCSE