Product Design

Please see the detailed Annual Overview below.

Year 10

The content will be delivered through a series of short projects which develop the key skills needed to complete their Controlled Assessment.  They will cover designing and making with a range of different materials and processes. The course will also cover some of the broader aspects of design which will appear in the final exam through exam style questions undertaken as homework.

In the summer term Y10 will begin their Controlled Assessment Project which needs to be completed by January the following year.

The following skills will be developed:


Analysing briefs, research and products

Writing Design and Manufacturing Specifications

Creative ideas and annotation


2d and 3d drawing styles

Computer Aided Design and Manufacture

Planning and Making



Year 11

Topic: Controlled Assessment Section 1 – Research & Analysis.
Topic: Controlled Assessment Section 2 – Ideas & Development
Topic: Preparation for Year 11 Mock Exam
Parent: Controlled Assessment Section 3 – Planning and Making.
Parent: Controlled Assessment Section 3 – Testing and Evaluation.
Topic: Preparation for Year 11 Mock Exam
Topic: Preparation for final exam