Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19

Specification

A guide to changes in GCSE Grading

GCSE Contemporary Crafts consists of two components.

In Component 1 (Controlled Assessment), students have the opportunity to:

  • explore materials, techniques and processes;
  • understand the importance of health and safety;
  • make connections between their own work and work produced in the wider creative industries; and
  • understand business models and employability options.

In Component 2 (Externally Set Examination), students focus on understanding, responding and working to a brief.

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Specification
(PDF), Last Updated: 25 September 2017
Amended for first teaching in September 2017 to provide information on the new GCSE grading scale

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