Design and Technology

 

 

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for Textiles

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Research topic, Fairtrade

 

‘Sketch book’ or practical tasks to prepare for Y8/9.

Includes:

Tie dye

Stamping

Stencils

Applique

Quilting

Bias binding

Embellishment (beads/sequins)  Fastenings (buttons)

Smart materials

 

Thermochromic dyes

 

Creating a heat pad which includes application of knowledge from year 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sustainability project (transfer printing)

 

Examine designers

 

Responsibility for environment

 

Making simple drawstring bags based on a theme of the students choosing and decorated using a range of techniques both free hand and machine (sewing machine)

 

 

 

  

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for Design

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

CAD/CAM key fob

Use of new technologies (laser cutter)

Use of computer to design a product

Materials and their properties

 

Structures

Team work to develop a final product

Types of structures including strengths and uses

Forces and movements

 

 

Seasonal decoration

Material properties

Design development

Safety in the workshop – hand tools

Electronics – creating a simple circuit with LEDs

 

CAM toy

Workshop safety – power tools

Wooden joints and their uses

Material properties

Cams and motion

Finishing techniques

Graphics project

Using tone to enhance a drawing

Oblique and isometric drawing styles

Perspective drawing

3D CAD modelling

 

Mechanisms

Material properties

Shaping acrylic

Types of motion (extending on Y7)

Finishing techniques

 

Night Light

Accuracy during practical activities

CAD/CAM processes

Circuit including switches and LED’s

Material properties

More complex wood joints and their uses

 

 

 

 

 

Themed clock

Research techniques

Design development

CAD/CAM processes

Joining techniques and their uses

 

Money box

Material properties

Client focus

More complex wood joints and their uses (building on Y8)

Mixed material outcome

 

 

Passive amplifier

Creativity and experimentation

Design developments (2D/3D/CAD)

Prototyping

Mixed material outcomes

Links to processes used at GCSE Design Technology

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Learning Topics for 2018/19 for Food

Key Stage Three

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Develop practical skills in particular use of different parts of the oven and knife skills – bridge hold and claw grip.

 

Practical include:

Health and Safety Lesson

Fruit Fusion

Couscous

Muffins

Kebab/Coleslaw

Flapjack

Pineapple upside down pudding

Omelette/Frittata

Scones

 

Emphasis on safety in the classroom and healthy eating.

Develop more complex practical skills and independent work.

 

Practical include:

Health and Safety Lesson

Fruit Crumble

Apple pear/Marble ceke

Savoury mince

Pasta dish

Choc chip cookies

Bread

Pizza

 

Emphasis on personal hygiene and food safety

 

 

Develop complex practical skills and use of complex equipment independently.

 

Practical include:

Health and Safety Lesson

Curry and naan bread

Lemon Drizzle

Rice Dish

Stir Fry

Lasagne/burgers

Mini bakewells

Chicken goujons and wedges

Iced cupcakes

 

Emphasis on cross contamination, food poisoning and nutrition

 

 

             

 

 

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