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Kingswood Secondary Academy

GCSE Design and Technology - Textiles

There are a variety of question types in the final exam paper and they will cover both Technical Aspects (techniques, processes and general information) and Sustainability.

You will need to do drawings with labels which need to be clear as well as answer short and longer questions.  ALWAYS go by the amount of marks being given for each question to know how long the answer should be.  ALWAYS have a go at answering ALL the questions too!

The long answer questions need lots of details that are to the point and not repetitive.

Make sure that you use your revision guide book (the green one) which all textiles students now have. This covers all aspects of the subject for the written exam as well as showing how to answer questions to gain maximum marks.

Click here for the OCR website.

You can also use the following:

You will need to log onto this site (details are on posters in Tech department). Select textiles and our exam board is OCR.

Try other exam boards such as AQA as they will also have relevant revision materials.

There are other site if you google them.
We will be doing intensive revision when we return after the break and you will get more materials to refer to.

Revise well and you will do well!!

GOOD LUCK – Sandra Mandziuk and Lisa Wray