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Sample Examination Papers (Pack of 3)

Complete assessment materials with marks schemes


Summary - Out now

Each of the three papers in this pack are designed specifically for the AQA 8552 specification with correctly apportioned sections: 

Section A - Core technical principles [20 Marks]

Section B - Specialist Technical Principles [30 Marks]

Section C - Designing and making principles [50 Marks]

Together, they will provide ample opportunity for students to complete very realistic 2 hour mock assessments of in Year 10 and Year 11 and for revision purposes.

The three papers have been carefully written to ensure that between them, every element of the specification is covered either directly in the questions, or in the answers students may give. They have undergone rigourous testing processes and technical checking to ensure that they are pitched at the correct level and so that they provide a realistic experience for students.

What's included?

The GCSE papers have been written to satisfy the specification for the AQA 8552 Design and Technology GCSE. The pack contains:

  • Paper 1 plus detailed AQA style mark scheme
  • Paper 2 plus detailed AQA style mark scheme
  • Paper 3 plus detailed AQA style mark scheme
  • Specification map to cross reference examination coverage
  • Set format suitable for booklet printing

What people say...

Excellent resources and value for money. A lifesaver for me and also for my new member of staff who is a non-specialist.

Mr Phil Andrews. Head of Design and Technology, St Joseph's Catholic High School

Fantastic book – concise, informative and great use of images for explaining methods and processes.

Mr Jon Phillips. Design and Technology Teacher, Hereford Cathedral School

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Inside the Unit...

  • Areas Covered

    • Paper 1, including mark scheme
    • Download Sample Paper below
    • Paper 2, including mark scheme
    • Paper 3, including mark scheme
    • PDF versions for booklet printing

    There are 3 examination style assessments, each of 2 hours with a full mark scheme included in this pack.

    Download Free Sample 1.2mb

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