The final assessment opportunity for these qualifications (J505, J510) will be summer 2018. Please note there will not be a retake opportunity for these qualifications.
Awarding bodies have made the difficult decision not to redevelop GCSE Manufacturing. However, you may be interested in the Cambridge Nationals in Engineering suite. Cambridge Nationals are vocationally related qualifications at GCSE level geared to key sector requirements.
This qualification offers learners skills and understanding in the context of 'real-world' manufacturing, to then work with a range of materials to manufacture useful, well-engineered and designed products.
This folder contains a classroom activity in the form of an engaging board game aimed at enhancing students' understanding and ability to write good design contexts, briefs and specifications. Teacher instructions are included.
This lesson element or classroom activity contains tasks aimed to help students write accurate design briefs and specifications.context, brief and specification activity.
This document gives teachers additional background information on the Design context, brief and specification activity.
This resource gives guidance to teachers and students on how to add video clips to controlled assessment work.