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Y11 Formal Internal Exams: Product Design

 

Equipment Needed:

  • Black pen
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Rubber

 

Exam Content: 

Section A: Product Analysis

  • Aesthetics
  • Colour Theory
  • Product Features
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Renewable and Non- Renewable resources
  • Product Evolution

Section B: Iconic Products

  • Design Specification
  • Importance of ‘Motivation’ iconic product
  • Designing in the style of…
  • Evaluation against Specification

 

 

Key Topics:

  • Using Computers Safely and Effectively
  • Databases
  • Networks
  • Introduction to Python
  • ICT in a Business Environment
  • Web Design

Topic Content:

Using Computers Safely and Effectively

  • File management
  • Backups and archiving
  • Social networks
  • Effective searching
  • Computer legislation

Databases

  • Adding, deleting and editing an existing database
  • Data types and validation
  • Creatig queries, reports and forms

Networks

  • The internet
  • Network topologies
  • Servers
  • Encryption

Introduction to Python

  • Algorithms
  • Pseudocode
  • Debugging
  • Variable and strings
  • Addition and logic errors
  • Python loops

 

Revision Material/Websites:

      • Technology VLE site (below)
Y11 Exams: Product DesignProduct Design

 


Other Information:

  • It will take place on Wednesday 14th March during period 4 and 5.
  • The exam is 1hr 30mins
  • Section A (50%) is the core subject knowledge based on everyday products
  • Section B (50%) is questions about based on the company ‘Motivation’ wheelchairs.  This is based on pre-released material and can be prepared and practice prior to the exam.