Oakwood High School – Year 7 and Year 9 Online Subject Parents Evening will be held on Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please check on Go4Schools and work with your child to identify the Subjects/Teachers you would like to see. Further information on how to access your appointments will be sent nearer the time.
The booking system is now open. Please click on the link to access:- https://oakwoodhighschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/
Component 1 Exploring engineering sectors and design applications
You will explore the links between the various engineering sectors and the role of design in the production of engineered products.
Component 2 Investigating an engineering project
You will investigate the selection of materials, proprietary components, making processes and disassembly of a given engineered product. They will plan, reproduce, inspect and test a single component.
Component 3 Responding to an engineering brief
You will investigate and create solutions to problems in response to given engineering briefs.
The Award gives learners the opportunity to develop sector specific knowledge and skills in a practical learning environment. The main focus is on four areas of equal importance, which cover the:
Component 1 30% of the total marks Internally Assessed
Component 2 30% of the total marks Internally Assessed
Component 3 40% of the total marks Externally Assessed
The course allows pupils to solve problems, question the design and functionality of products and use their knowledge of materials and processes to redesign.
This Award complements the learning in GCSE programmes such as GCSE Design and Technology by broadening the application of design and make tasks, working with an engineering brief, testing and evaluation
The creative industry is the most lucrative and in demand of all industries!
Chemical engineer, mechanical engineer, CAD engineer, silversmith, automotive.
Lots of transferable skills for trades such as plumbing, carpentry and the building trade.Home