Design Technology Key Stage 3

DTYear 7 Curriculum Overview

Food Technology: Healthy Eating School Canteen Project

  • To learn where the equipment required in practical lesson is stored.
  • To understand rules that apply within a Food Technology room.
  • To understand Health and Safety in the food room.
  • Understand the importance of safety signs in the kitchen.
  • Know how to advertise a design food outlet.
  • To learn the ‘creaming in’ method of production.
  • To interpret the recipe and instructions.
  • To learn how to develop a design specification.
  • To learn how to develop a design idea.
  • To learn about levels in Design Technology
  • To learn how to level and evaluate students own work.

Design Technology: Resistant Materials Paul Klee inspired Storage Box Project

  • To learn where equipment required in practical lessons is stored.
  • To understand rules which apply within a workshop.
  • To understand Health and Safety issues in the workshop.
  • To understand the importance of Safety Signs in the workshop.
  • To learn the basic design process.
  • To learn how to follow a design brief.
  • To learn about research and how to gather relevant research.
  • To learn how to develop a design specification.
  • To learn how to develop a design idea.
  • To learn to manufacture in wood using a variety of hand and machine tools.
  • To learn how to level and evaluate my own work.

Graphic Design: Educational Pop Up book

  • To build an understanding of a working publisher.
  • The knowledge, understanding and confidence to design and create a working book.
  • An understanding of how to economise when planning.
  • An ability to transfer skills from other curriculum areas.
  • An ability to inspire others by transferring that knowledge.
  • Gain knowledge of working mechanisms.
  • To use literacy skills to write a creative story and link this to character building.

Textiles: Pop Art Project

  • To learn how to develop a design idea.
  • To learn how to embroider using a range of stitches.
  • To learn how to applique fabric and create a batik.
  • To understand health and safety in the workshop.

Year 8 Curriculum Overview:

Food Technology: Staple Foods Project

  • Understand what Staple foods are.
  • To recognise the different staple products.
  • To develop and use sensory vocabulary in relation to sensory analysis.
  • Develop design ideas for a staple food product.
  • Develop knowledge of the different types of cookers.
  • Understand what can and cannot be cooked on each session of the cooker.
  • Understand how flour thickens a sauce and develop information on sauces and how the sauce can be used to flavour a dish.
  • Develop understanding on how to weigh and measure out ingredients.
  • Develop knowledge of the nutritional value of a variety of food stuff.

Design Technology Resistant Materials: Aquatic inspired mirror Project

  • Understand the principles of design inspiration.
  • To utilise a particular theme to use as a lait motif.
  • To develop a design proposal into an orthographic projection.
  • To develop their workshop skills and the variety of tools and processes available.
  • To learn the principles of pinned and glued joints to manufacture a carcass.
  • To develop their painting and finishing skills using acrylics.

Textiles: Monster Soft Toy

  • To learn about research and how to gather relevant research.
  • To learn how to develop a design specification.
  • To learn how to develop a design idea.
  • To learn to create a soft toy in fabric using a variety of textile tools and techniques.
  • To learn evaluate my own work.

Graphic Design: Advertisements and promotional material

  • To build an understanding of a graphic designer
  • The knowledge, understanding and confidence to design and create a variety of promotional items
  • An understanding of how to economise when planning
  • An ability to transfer skills
  • An ability to inspire others by transferring that knowledge
  • Analyse existing logos and use that knowledge to create a new idea
  • Develop knowledge of layout, formatting and presentation
  • Learn how to draw in one and two point perspective

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