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New GCSE Design & Technology

GCSE Design & Technology - Revision Resources

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Seneca Learning - D&T GCSE AQA

Core Technical Principles

Materials and their working properties

Specialist Technical Principles

Selection of materials or components

Forces and stresses

Ecological and social footprint - The 6 Rs

Sources and origins

Using and working with materials

Stock forms, types and sizes

Scales of production + CNC - Robots - Production Techniques and systems​ + Table

Specialist techniques and processes

Surface treatments and finishes.​​

Designing and making principles

Investigation, primary and secondary data

Environmental, social and economic challenge

The work of others

Design strategies

Communication of design ideas

Prototype development

Selection of materials and components


Material management

Specialist tools and equipment

Specialist techniques and processes

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