Guided Choices 2016 - Year 8 - page 24

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Dream, Believe, Achieve
GCSE Engineering
Pupil quotes:
“I find it really interesting
learning about electrical
and mechanical products
through practical work”
“I like having the choice
of making products from
a wide range as I can
choose something that
interests me”
WHAT is the subject about?
Building your skills in Engineering processes, learning
how to use Science and Technology to solve real world
problems.
WHY should I choose this subject?
It is practical based; you will learn by investigating and
doing. You will work on small projects to build up your
practical skills and competence as well as learning how
to compile your coursework portfolio.
WHEN and HOW am I assessed?
You are assessed in year 11 through coursework (40%)
and an exam (60%).
WHICH subjects should I have an aptitude in?
You should enjoy solving problems and learning how
things work. You will be using numeracy and literacy to
do this. You will also be motivated to work independently.
WHERE could this subject take me in the future?
A Level Engineering courses, Level 3 BTEC
qualifications or apprenticeships.
WHO do I need to speak to for more information?
Mr Farmer
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