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GCSE DT Options Slideshow January 2013 GCSE DT Options Slideshow January 2013 Presentation Transcript

  •   DT OPTION CHOICES IN 2013   THERE ARE 5 CHOICES:  GCSE PRODUCT DESIGN OR GCSE CATERING OR GCSE FOOD AND NUTRITION OR GCSE TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY ORONE OF THE ABOVE AS A MINOR NON-EXAM COURSE   
  •  WHY I SHOULD CONSIDER A DESIGN RELATED COURSE?  
  • •  The courses are creative and enjoyable. You are involve in developing, modelling and making ideas following the design process. •  There are a wide range of career pathways and university courses linked to these subjects. •  The skills that you will develop are transferable and very beneficial for a student who wants to develop essential 21st Century skills: independence, critical thinking, inquiry, research, analytical, innovation, problem- solving and much more.
  • COURSE STRUCTURES
  • •  You will design and make. Time on the course is spent being experimental, creative and developing practical skills and specialist subject knowledge. •  Excellent resources support you on the vle. •  Coursework consists of a 20 page A3/A4 portfolio or an e-portfolio worth 60%. •  The written exam is worth 40%. is assessed internally. Continuous internal•  Portfolio assessment, support and guidance throughout the course.
  • SPECIALISMS Food & Nutrition or Catering students - will work withfood. Textile Technology students- will work predominantly withfabrics and fashion trimmings. Product Design students - will work predominantly withwood, metals and plastics.
  • •  All practical work is completed at school in lesson time. Food particularly compliments students taking GCSE•  GCSE Science, IT, Media and PE. •  GCSETextiles and GCSE Product Design particularly compliments students taking GCSE Art, Drama, Media, Science and IT.
  • GCSE FOOD & NUTRITION GCSE CATERINGGCSE TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY GCSE PRODUCT DESIGN  Are not more difficult than other GCSE s
  • Some COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS
  • •  A GCSE in any of the DT courses is more difficult than other GCSE courses. FALSE: The effort and work involved is equal to other courses. You are assessed internally by your teachers so you can improve your grade during the course. •  GCSE Food and GCSE Textiles are just for girls to study. FALSE: Both courses are for boys and girls. Look at how many successful male designers, technologists and master chefs there are. •  Youneed to be good at drawing and illustrating to do Textiles? FALSE: You will develop these skills on the course and can use computers to assist you with figure templates.
  • •  Ineed specialist equipment at home to do Textiles, Food or Product Design FALSE: You will complete all your practical work in school so you do not need any specialist equipment at home. •  Ican decide what I want to make for my portfolio project. TRUE: You decide on the final product you will design and make. •  Itis not worth doing Textiles or Food if you have no interest in being a chef or designer. FALSE: This course will provide you with a wide range of valuable and transferable 21st Century skills that can be applied and used throughout life while studying at university and entering a career in any pathway.
  • •  I can take both GCSE Art and GCSE Textiles. TRUE: They compliment each other very well and taking both will prepare you excellently for an art and fashion design based route later on. •  Itis not worth doing GCSE Textiles if I am doing GCSE Art. FALSE: Textiles enables students to work with 3D with fabrics. Students learn about the characteristics of different fabrics creating garments and accessories. •  Ican work with Textiles or Food if I do the DT Product Design course. FALSE: You may use the materials in small quantities but you won t specialise in Food or Textiles. To specialise you need to do GCSE Textiles or GCSE Food.
  • Following GCSE, you can study DT through two pathways in Year 12 & 13: - an International Baccalaureate route with Group 4Experimental Sciences and take IB DT: working through the lens of Textiles, Human Factors, CADCAM or Food at Standard or Higher level or - an Advanced Diploma route with BTEC Level 3 Art &Design: the course incorporates Fashion & Clothing, 3D Product Design and Fine Art at Subsidiary Diploma or Diploma level.
  • LOOK AT SOME EXAMPLES OF GCSE portfolio WORK
  • GCSE TEXTILES MS BENSON TEACHES THIS COURSE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE MS BENSON IN C26 OR EMAIL
  • STUDENTS SELECT THE FINAL PRODUCT THAT THEY WISH TO DESIGN AND MAKE FOR THEIR EXAM GCSE TEXTILE DESIGN SHEETS FOR APROM DRESS INSPIRED BY NATURAL FORMS
  •  GCSE TEXTILE DESIGN SHEETS  INSPIRED BY  BRITISH MILITARY CLOTHING FINAL OUTCOME - JACKET
  •  GCSE TEXTILEDESIGN SHEETS INSPIRED BY  STELLA MC CARTNEY FINAL OUTCOME HIGH WAISTED SKIRT
  •  GCSE TEXTILE DESIGN SHEETS INSPIRED BY  CONTEMPORARY KOREAN CLOTHING THIS STUDENTS USES SKETCHING AND COMPUTERS TO DESIGN FINAL GARMENT
  • ! GCSE TEXTILE DESIGN SHEETS INSPIRED BY BRITISH PATRONAGE AND IDENTITY. THIS STUDENTS USES SIMPLE SKETCHING, FIGURE TEMPLATES AND INKS TO COMMUNICATE HER DESIGN IDEAS FINAL OUTCOME- BEADED HALTER NECK TOP ! ! For Further information about Textiles see Ms Benson in C26 or email
  • GCSE FOOD & NUTRITION OR  GCSE CATERING?  Food & Nutrition concentrates on food preparation at home for yourself, family and other individuals. Visual examples Catering concentrates on the food preparation and service area of the hospitality and cateringMS WILLIAMS & MS SMITH TEACH THESE industry e.g. restaurants, chefs, menus, COURSES customers" FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE MS WILLIAMS IN S22/S23
  • CREATIVE DESSERTS. THESE STUDENTS USE A RANGE OF TECHNIQUES THROUGH EXPERIMENTATION TO PRODUCE A FINAL DESIGN AND OUTCOME FOR A DESSERT. PRESENTATION OF THE FINAL PRODUCT IS VERY IMPORTANT. 
  • SENSORY ANALYSIS.  STUDENTS ANALYSE PROCESSES, INGREDIENTS AND DEVELOP IDEAS THROUGH EXPERIMENTATION IN FOOD.  STUDENTS VISIT WORKING CHEFS FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES 
  • EXAMPLES OF PORTFOLIO DESIGN IDEAS.   FINAL DESSERT OUTCOME 
  • MORE CREATIVE OUTCOMES.SELECTING AND USING SPECIALIST FOOD EQUIPMENT AT SCHOOL.   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE MS WILLIAMS OR MS SMITH IN S22/S23.
  • GCSE PRODUCT DESIGN FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT GCSE PRODUCT DESIGN SEE MR WEAVER, MR SANDFORD, MS SMITH AND MR OLIVER IN S12/13
  •  WHAT IF I DON T WANT TO DO A  GCSE IN DT BUT I LIKE THE SUBJECT? You can choose to do a minor in any of the 3 choices below:  TEXTILE DESIGN or FOOD/CATERING or PRODUCT DESIGN  There will be no exam so you can enjoy all the design  and make activities without the stress of an exam.  2 hours per fortnight are dedicated to the MINOR COURSE.  4 hours per fortnight are dedicated to the GCSE COURSE 
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