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Design and Technology

In Years 7 and 8 the department runs on a Carousel for approximately 8 weeks and offers a range of projects using soft and resistant materials. Projects that the students have enjoyed recently are:

In Year 9 the department runs on one lesson per week

 

- Designing a 3D dinosaur

- Designing and making a Wooden trinket box
- Designing and making a travel sized game for on the move.

- Designing and making a marionette puppet.
- Experimenting with the application of fabric paints and crayons whilst studying Pop Art.

 

KS3

Year 7

  • Introduction to DT / Safety
  • Baselining
  • Rollerball project / Graphics or Skillosaurus
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Year 8

  • Safety
  • Graphics project or Puppet project

 

 

Year 9

  • Safety
  • Wooden container or Electronic lanterns

 

 

 

 

Rollerball Game

KS3 Projects

Trinket Box

YEAR 10 AND 11 GCSE OPTION

 

In Key Stage 4 the students have the opportunity to choose the option of GCSE 3D design. This follows the AQA art and design specification and gives the students the freedom to be creative individuals whilst following structured projects lead by the class teacher. Current projects include exploring the symbolism in African design and the students designing and making a personal response in the form of a treasure box.

 

KS5

Year 1

  • Research African Art
  • Develop symbols towards precious container
  • Make Precious container
  • Research Giacometti and Klimt
  • Develop own designs

 

Year 2

  • Develop own designs
  • Make Wire sculptures
  • Research and prepare for exam
  • Exam
  • Complete portfolio for GCSE

3D ART AND DESIGN GCSE EXHIBITION

Progression in Design Technology

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