On this page you will be able to find all sorts of information that will help you with your controlled assessment and revision for exams. Remember to keep checking back as new information is added all of the time.

Course Overview

Exam Board Resources

Click below to download the specification from the exam board. We use the Edexcel exam board. This document lists everything that might come up in the exams. Read through and use it as a check list to make sure you have covered everything in your revision plan.

Resistant Materials Specification (PDF)

Click to download a list of everything you need to know. Read through it and check that you’ve covered it in your revision schedule.

GCSE Theory Knowledge (PDF)


Click below to download the PDF file your teacher uses in lessons. This will talk you through what you need to do, page by page.
I am stuck with Controlled Assessment, I need help (PDF)

Title Publisher ISBN Price
Edexcel GCSE Design and Technology Resistant Materials Edexcel 978-1846907555 £16.55
GCSE Essentials Resistant Materials Revision Guide Letts and Lonsdale (1 July 2009) 978-1906415433 £3.24
GCSE Design and Technology Resistant Materials: Revision Guide (Design & Technology Revision) CGP (23 Sep 2002) 978-1841467924 £2.02


Exam Questions

Below are links to a number of exam questions, complete with their mark schemes. Give them a try.

Sample Papers

Below are links to sample exam papers and the mark schemes. They will show you how your exam will be laid out. Towards the end of your revision time have a go at these exams.

Useful Links


A massive list of over 100 exam style questions to help you revise.
Revision Questions (PDF)

Revision Materials

Below are all the theory notes used across the course of the GCSE course.