Design and Technology

Key Stage 3 students work on a carousel system throughout the year.

Food and Nutrition

Year 7

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

In year 7, students will learn about a range of Food and Nutrition topics and will get the chance to demonstrate their food preparation skills when making recipes.

Topics include food hygiene and safety, balanced diet, macronutrients and micronutrients, dietary fibre, religion and food choice, international cuisine and sensory analysis.

Food preparation skills will include, knife skills, fruit and vegetable preparation, using a grill, hob and oven, weighing and measuring and handling high risk ingredients.

 

Year 7 Mars

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

In the Autumn term, students will learn about a range of Food and Nutrition topics and will get the chance to demonstrate their food preparation skills when making recipes. Topics include food hygiene and safety, balanced diet, macronutrients and micronutrients, dietary fibre, religion and food choice, international cuisine and sensory analysis. Food preparation skills will start on a basic level to provide the foundations for cooking a range of dishes.

In the spring term, students will develop their learning further by covering a range of Food and Nutrition topics and they will get the chance to enhance their food preparation skills and learn new ones. Topics include food provenance with an understanding of grown, reared and caught foods. Students will learn about primary and secondary food processing and environmental issues relating to food. Food preparation skills will include knife skills, fruit and vegetable preparation, using a grill, hob and oven, weighing and measuring and handling high risk ingredients.

In the summer term students will develop their wider design and technology skills by engaging in graphic and product design briefs for particular target markets. This will build on their skills from last year.

 

Year 8

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

In year 8, students will develop their learning further by covering a range of Food and Nutrition topics and they will get the chance to enhance their food preparation skills and learn new ones.

Topics include planning meals for different groups, cost and budget, special diets, nutritional analysis, food labelling and allergies, milk production and cheese making, food and the environment and reared, grown and caught foods.

Food preparation skills will include, knife skills, fruit and vegetable preparation, using a grill, hob and oven, weighing and measuring and handling high risk ingredients.

 

Year 8 Mars

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

In the Autumn term, students will learn about a range of Food and Nutrition topics and will get the chance to demonstrate their food preparation skills when making recipes. Topics include food hygiene and safety, balanced diet, macronutrients and micronutrients, dietary fibre, religion and food choice, international cuisine and sensory analysis. Food preparation skills will include, knife skills, fruit and vegetable preparation, using a grill, hob and oven, weighing and measuring and handling high risk ingredients.

In the spring term, students will develop their learning further by covering a range of Food and Nutrition topics and they will get the chance to enhance their food preparation skills and learn new ones. Topics include planning meals for different groups, cost and budget, special diets, nutritional analysis, food labelling and allergies, milk production and cheese making, food and the environment and reared, grown and caught foods. Food preparation skills will include, knife skills, fruit and vegetable preparation, using a grill, hob and oven, weighing and measuring and handling high risk ingredients.

In the summer term students will develop their wider design and technology skills by engaging in graphic and product design briefs for particular target markets.

 

 

Year 9

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Food, nutrition and health 

  • Balanced diet
  • Macronutrients and micronutrients
  • Dietary fibre and water
  • Nutritional needs for different age groups
  • Energy needs 

Food safety

  • Food spoilage
  • Food storage
  • Preparing food safely 

 

Food provenance 

  • Grown foods and GM crops 
  • Reared, caught and grown food 
  • Primary and secondary processing 
  • Food fortification and modification 

 

Food choice 

  • Influences on food choice 
  • Cultural, religious and moral food choice 
  • Influences on marketing 
  • British and international cuisines 
  • Sensory testing 

Food science 

  • Methods of cooking 
  • Heat transfer 

 

Year 10

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Food provenance

  • Waste food and packaging 
  • Food miles and carbon footprint 
  • Global food production 

Food choice

  • Food labelling 
  • Influences of marketing 

Food, nutrition and health

  • Diet related health problems
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Vitamins and minerals

Food safety

  • Food poisoning 
  • Use of microorganisms in food production 

Food science

  • Changing properties of proteins, carbohydrates and fats 
  • Raising agents  

Food investigation task trial

 

Year 11

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

NEA 1- Food Investigation task

NEA 2- Food Preparation task

NEA 2- Food Preparation task

Written exam revision

Written exam revision

 

Systems/Electronics

Year 7

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Electronic Systems (Mini Light Torch)

  • Students study basic electronic components and systems to help produce a mini torch/keyring.
  • They use CAD CAM to design and make their product for a target market.
  • The students develop their design skills and processes by responding to a brief, developing a specification and evaluating their completed work.
  • Finally student gain skills in dedicated CAD software along with CAM machines to produce their products.

 

Year 8

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Electronic Systems & CAD Design

  • Students build on Year 7 work to design and create a product using CAD CAM. They learn how to create and model electronic circuits.
  • They further develop their skills in Design, Analysis and Evaluation by creating a portfolio of work relating to the development of an electronic product (Night Light).
  • Students will learn new practical skills, correctly using the tools and equipment to solder, assemble, drill and finish a product.
  • Students are given experience and knowledge of new and modern technologies such as programmable control and 3D printing.

 

Year 10

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Working on Unit R115 - Computers in Engineering. Internally assessed Unit.
  • Students produce coursework to evidence their knowledge of topics such as CAD/CAM, Computer Integrated Manufacture, Computers in Engineering maintenance and Micro-controllers.

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Students are working on Unit R114 - Circuit design and Construction.
  • This involves the design, manufacture and production of electronic circuit boards.
  • Students populate (solder) then test their circuits.
  • All evidence is documented and recorded to form a course work. submission for centre assessment.

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Students complete outstanding work on Unit R114 for assessment and respond to feedback to improve work.
  • Unit R113 - Examined Unit Electronics is taught theory.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic electronics.
  • Electronic Units and measurement, Electronic formula, Electronic components and Symbols.
  • Student sits Mock examination in preparation for January following year.

 

Year 11

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Any reworking of assessed units R114 & R115 are completed for moderation.
  • Exam prep for unit R113 - exam January.

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Unit R116 - Use of Microcontrollers in Engineering (centre assessed).
  • Student study topic such as programming systems and microcontroller producing evidence portfolios to demonstrate knowledge and Understanding (submission February).

OCR Engineering Systems

  • Unit R113 - resits for exam as required (exam prep).
  • Students complete any outstanding coursework for submission in June.

 

Engineering and Resistant Materials

Year 7

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students will be learning and developing skills in 2D design programmes such as 2D Design and using CAM machinery to manufacture a number of items, including a key ring, coaster and pendent design. 

Students will also learn about materials, properties and processes when using pewter casting to make their final piece of jewellery.

 

Year 8

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students will be designing and manufacturing a sweet dispenser as part of the project.  They will develop an in-depth knowledge of various materials, manufacture methods used in industry and how they can be applied in the workshop.  

Students will also learn and use CAD/CAM in order to design and personalise the look of their final product.

 

Year 9

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students are working on their Unit 1/2 mock coursework based on the design of an engineered product (Torch), analysis, design and manufacture of a prototype.  

Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

Students are working on their Unit 1/2 mock coursework based on the design of an engineered product (Torch), analysis, design and manufacture of a prototype.  

Students will continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

Students will be working on a manufacturing project, working from engineering drawings with a range of materials and processes to produce a final product.  

Students will continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

 

Year 10

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students are working on their Unit 1 coursework based on the design of an engineered product, analysis, design and manufacture of a prototype.  

Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

Students are working on their Unit 1 coursework based on the design of an engineered product, analysis, design and manufacture of a prototype.  

Students will continue to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

Students are working on their unit 2 manufacture project, using a range of manufacture methods and tools to produce a final product. 

Students will continue developing their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills.

 

Year 11

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students are working on their Unit 1 coursework based on the design of an engineered product, analysis, design and manufacture of a prototype.  

Students will also be developing their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills in preparation for the unit 3 exam.

Students are working on their unit 2 manufacture project, using a range of manufacture methods and tools to produce a final product. 

Students will also be developing their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory, mathematics and drawing skills.

Students will be developing their knowledge and understanding of engineering theory.

  

Graphics Design

Year 7

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students learn the basic graphic design core components and how to employ them.

Students learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to illustrate the front cover of a book.

They then use these skills to create a 3D card net character.

They will use specialist software, hardware and hand tools.


 Year 8

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Students build on the skills they learned in Year 7 and extend these to using Adobe Photoshop to manipulate raster graphics.

Students create their own piece of street art inspired by a local artist.

They will use printing techniques, paints and other media then scan them into the computer for manipulation.

Using similar skills they will then design and make a ceramic tile based on Islamic 8 pointed star designs.


 Year 9

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Developing skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Image manipulation

Hand Drawn Illustration

Printmaking techniques

Hand drawing techniques

Typesetting

Composition – Magazine front cover production

Graphic Design Core Components – Colour, line, tone, composition, imagery and typography

Unit 1 coursework

 

Year 10

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Unit 1 coursework projects with use of Graphic Design Core Components.

Unit 2 Graphic Design Practice. 

Study of chosen graphic design area and analysis of pieces

Creation of tribute piece in chosen area

Examination preparation

 

Year 11

Autumn Term
Spring Term
Summer Term
Sep - Oct Nov - Dec Jan - Feb Feb - Easter Easter - May May - July

Unit 3 – Responding to a Brief

Students study music genres and how to combine them to produce a piece of graphic design which represents them both.

Finishing of Unit 3 – Responding to a Brief

Unit 4 – Graphic Design Portfolio where students produce their graphic design portfolio and learn about opportunities in the industry.

Unit 4 – Graphic Design Portfolio where students produce their graphic design portfolio and learn about opportunities in the industry.

 

 

Unit 2: 20th Century Depth Studies

Section A The Roaring 20s: USA 1919-1929

Section B Depression and the New Deal: The USA, 1929-1941

Section C War in Vietnam, 1964-1975

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