Curriculum Outline

Year 9

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Health and Safety

Machine Safety

Introduction to GCSE

Design Process & Inventive Design

Isometric and Orthographic Projections

 

PRACTICAL: Converting technical drawings to manufactured projects

Using the vacuum former

MDF Modelling

BASIC SKILLS: Understanding the needs of The Client

Designing for a purpose

Iconic Design

Inclusive Design

Properties of Hard/Soft/Man-Made Boards

Modelling for a purpose

 

PRACTICAL: Modelling using different materials

Craft techniques I.E Using a craft knife

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Understanding the needs of The Client

Designing for a purpose

Iconic Design

Inclusive Design

Properties of Hard/Soft/Man-Made Boards

Modelling for a purpose

 

PRACTICAL: Modelling using different materials

Craft techniques I.E Using a craft knife

BASIC SKILLS:

 

PRACTICAL:

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS:

 

PRACTICAL:

BASIC SKILLS:

 

PRACTICAL:

 

Year 10

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Client Profile

Research into existing products

Primary & Secondary Research

Writing a Design Specification

 

PRACTICAL: N/A

BASIC SKILLS: Technical Drawing of initial design ideas

Production of test models

Development of product ideas through CAFEQUE Analysis

Collection of Client/User feedback

Orthographic drawing of final design

 

PRACTICAL: Converting technical drawings to manufactured products

Modelling using different materials and techniques

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Production of designed product

Using specialist machinery such as:

  • Pillar Drill
  • Belt Sander
  • 3D Printer
  • CNC Router

Sanding and finishing techniques

PRACTICAL: Production of designed product

Using specialist machinery such as:

  • Pillar Drill
  • Belt Sander
  • 3D Printer
  • CNC Router

Sanding and finishing techniques

BASIC SKILLS: Production of designed product

Using specialist machinery such as:

  • Pillar Drill
  • Belt Sander
  • 3D Printer
  • CNC Router

Sanding and finishing techniques

PRACTICAL: Production of designed product

Using specialist machinery such as:

  • Pillar Drill
  • Belt Sander
  • 3D Printer
  • CNC Router

Sanding and finishing techniques

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Documentation of Production Plan

Documentation of Construction Diary

Evaluation against initial specification

Client feedback and suggestion for improvements

Test modelling of final improvements

 

PRACTICAL: Test modelling of final product improvements

Finishing touches to final product

BASIC SKILLS: Documentation of Production Plan

Documentation of Construction Diary

Evaluation against initial specification

Client feedback and suggestion for improvements

Test modelling of final improvements

 

PRACTICAL: Test modelling of final product improvements

Finishing touches to final product

Year 11

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Client Profile

Research into existing products

Primary & Secondary Research

Writing a Design Specification

Technical Drawing of initial design ideas

Production of test models

Development of product ideas through CAFEQUE Analysis

 

PRACTICAL: Converting technical drawings to manufactured products

Modelling using different materials and techniques

BASIC SKILLS:

Collection of Client/User feedback

Orthographic drawing of final design

Production of designed product

Using specialist machinery

 

PRACTICAL: Converting technical drawings to manufactured products

Modelling using different materials and techniques

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS: Production of four Design Sheets as Exam Preparation

 

PRACTICAL: Production of models to assist Pre Exam Preparation.

BASIC SKILLS: Production of four Design Sheets as Exam Preparation

 

PRACTICAL: Production of models to assist Pre Exam Preparation.

Ten-hour practical examination

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
BASIC SKILLS:

Coursework Documentation of Production Plan

Documentation of Construction Diary

Evaluation against initial specification

Client feedback and suggestion for improvements

Test modelling of final improvements

 

PRACTICAL: Test modelling of final product improvements

Finishing touches to final product