Our Final Response to the DfE GCSE D&T Consultation

Following our recent posts about the DfE and Ofqual D&T GCSE consultations, this post provides links to our final response to the DfE consultation, which concerns the subject content of the revised GCSE in Design & Technology for first teaching in 2017.

The response provided is simply a copy of our response to the DfE with just the personal details removed, as a Word Document or as a PDF.

Note that the consultation deadline is today!

We hope colleagues will find this document useful in formulating their own responses. We are very happy, if you agree with our points, for you to simply use our text, or for you to use it as a starting point for your own comments.

You can respond in any of the ways described below.

How to respond 

The consultation website is here.

Completed responses should be sent to the address shown below by 5:00pm , today 26th August 2015

Send by post to:

Alex Smith
Department for Education, Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BT

Send by e-mail to: GCSEDesignTech.CONSULTATION@education.gsi.gov.uk

The online response form for this consultation can be found here:



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