Guided Choices 2016 - Year 9 - page 24

WHAT is the subject about?
Building your skills in Engineering processes, learn-
ing 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
(60%) and an exam (40%).
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 inde-
WHERE could this subject take me in the future?
A Level Engineering courses, Level 3 BTEC qualifica-
tions or apprenticeships.
WHO do I need to speak to for more information?
Mr Farmer
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”
Dream, Believe, Achieve
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