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Why AQA Design and Technology?

Design and technology is part of everyday life and is constantly evolving. Our qualifications focus on developing practical skills within a particular material area, allowing students to manufacture high quality outcomes. They’ll learn about commercial processes and careers in related industries, as well as developing core transferable skills, such as collaboration and communication.

Our new GCSE is a single qualification. At A-level, students will be able to specialise in either Fashion and Textiles or Product Design.

We also offer a suite of Level 1/2 Awards in Design and Technology to give 14-16 year olds a more hands-on, practical approach to learning.

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Our team

Our team image"We speak to incredibly passionate and dedicated teachers of design and technology every day, and we share your commitment to the future of the subject. We’ve developed a range of qualifications that enable you to teach the subject you love, and provide valuable learning opportunities for students.

We’re here to support you through our qualifications. We strive to give you everything you need to deliver an outstanding design and technology curriculum."

Louise Attwood, Head of Curriculum

AQA do understand how hectic it is to be a teacher and they really keep us up to date and show their awareness.
Juliette McGirr

Juliette McGirr,
Teacher