Impact assessment

GCSE design and technology new subject content: equality analysis

We're analysing the effect of changes to GCSE design and technology content on specific groups of pupils and students.


This assesses the impact of the new subject content on pupils and students with protected characteristics.

The relevant protected characteristics are:

  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • pregnancy and maternity
  • race
  • religion or belief
  • sex and sexual orientation

Revised GCSE design and technology subject content is also available.