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04/07/20

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03/07/20

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Kieran in Year 7 has shared this wonderful piece of work featuring an interview with his grandad and a short history of Barbados. This is part of the "History in my Household" project that Key Stage 3 Historians have undertaken as part of their home learning. https://t.co/hyIrqFXDmN

03/07/20

Only 1 Covid case in 3000 London schools last week and only 9 over last 4 weeks. Is the virus disappearing? https://t.co/nsGGdP1nyP

02/07/20

Kieran in Year 7 has shared this wonderful piece of work featuring an interview with his grandad and a short history of Barbados. This is part of the "History in my Household" project that Key Stage 3 Historians have undertaken as part of their home learning. https://t.co/hyIrqFXDmN

02/07/20

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01/07/20

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30/06/20

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500 Words: The latest competition is all about Black Lives Matter - CBBC Newsround https://t.co/50oTl1JDSn

30/06/20

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30/06/20

100 days of lockdown today. 100 days in which many have suffered physically; many have suffered emotionally. We have clapped for the NHS & we have supported each other as a community to keep on learning & to stay alert and positive. our teachers & support staff miss you all https://t.co/NcbUyZwVoq

27/06/20

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26/06/20

End of another Lockdown Week at Harris Tottenham & the 2metre lines mark a now empty & silent school | a meditative and contemplative week for all of us. https://t.co/5vlnhBoKA7

24/06/20

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24/06/20

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24/06/20

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24/06/20

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24/06/20

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23/06/20

Lockdown measures remain - keep 2metres. Wear masks on public transport. Only travel if you have to. Enjoy school provision if you can. HATO remains open for all in Year R, 1 & 10 & 12.

23/06/20

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21/06/20

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Based on the film 'say no to racism', the Head of Media Studies at garnered support from everyone & produced this simple 59 second film | an artistic headline to the background work we are doing on eliminating racism. Hope you like. https://t.co/6R1OROfrnu

19/06/20

What do our children and our whole community think about the black lives matter movement? https://t.co/RXZRLwEscd

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A-Level Design Technology

A Level Design Technology

Specification: AQA

Method of Assessment: Examination – 50%, Coursework 50%

Course Overview:

A Level Design & Technology is designed to encourage innovation and creativity in all aspects of design principles. The course enables students to gain skills to become successful individuals within the rapidly developing technological design industry.

Units Studied:

 

Paper 1 – Technical principles (30% of A Level – 2 Hours 30 Minute Examination) 120 marks.

 

Technical principles:

  • Materials and their applications:
  • Performance characteristics of materials:
  • Enhancement of materials
  • Forming, redistribution and addition processes:
  • The use of adhesives and fixings
  • The use of finishes
  • Modern industrial and commercial practice
  • Digital design and manufacture
  • The requirements for product design and development
  • Health & Safety
  • Protecting designs and intellectual property
  • Design for manufacturing, maintenance, repair and disposal
  • Feasibility studies
  • Enterprise and marketing in the development of products
  • Design communication

 

Paper 2 – Technical principles (20% of A Level – 1 Hour 30 Minute Examination) 80 marks.

 

Designing and making principles:

  • Design methods and processes
  • Design theory
  • How technology and cultural changes can impact on the work of designers
  • Product life cycle
  • Design processes
  • Critical analysis and evaluation
  • Selecting appropriate tools, equipment and processes
  • Accuracy in design and manufacture
  • Responsible design
  • Design for manufacture and project management
  • National and international standards in product design

 

Non-exam assessment – NEA (50% of A Level) 100 marks.

 

  • Practical application of technical principles, designing and making principles.
  • Written or digital design portfolio and photographic evidence of final prototype.

Entry Requirements:

Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics with at least a grade 6 in Design & technology.  

Reading Materials / Resources:

Any pre-research about topics is highly recommended.

Specification for course can be found on:

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/design-and-technology/as-and-a-level/design-and-technology-product-design-7552

Career Opportunities

A Level Design & Technology broadens horizons within the developing design world and enables students to gain accessibility to Arts courses in colleges and universities. All creative employers have an eye for the study of A Level Design & Technology, as it builds a foundation in portfolio creating and skillsets for the industrial design world.

Specific careers involving Design & Technology include:

  • Teaching
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital / Web developer
  • Print design
  • UX / UI design
  • HTML / CSS coding
  • Branding
  • Interior design
  • Architecture
  • Motion design
  • Editor
  • Social media content design
  • Videography
  • Animation
  • Creative director
  • Illustrator
  • Creative Art worker

For more information, please contact Miss Ebcin at sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

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