Y10 Design Technology

 KS4 Curriculum Programme

 

Year

10

Subject

Design Technology

Exam board  

AQA

Term 1 (Sep-Oct) Design and make lamp project 2/3 lessons, theory for exam 1 lesson (designing principles)

Work to include Design movements, manufacturing methods, (wood joints, vacuum forming laser cutting). Product analysis materials research, client interviews and profiles, design specification

 

Term 2 (Nov-Dec) Design and make lamp project 2/3 lessons, theory for exam 1 lesson (making principles)

Initial designs (isometric drawing), 3d Computer aided design modelling, 2d design work, and laser cutting and vacuum forming depending on students designs.

 

Term 3 (Jan-Feb) Design and make lamp project 2/3 lessons, theory 1/3 lessons New and emerging technology

Practical making lamps and evaluation

 

Term 4 (Mar-Apr) Theory 3/3 lessons, Energy, materials systems and devices, materials and their working properties

 

Term 5 (Apr-May) Theory 2/3, 1/3 Drawing practice and folder layout for non exam assessment

Theory: on specialist technical principles- paper board, timber based materials, metals, polymers.

 

 

Term 6 (Jun-Jul) The themes are released for Non Exam assessment 1st June, complete research and design section during this half term, (using work from lamp project as template).

 

Extra curriculum support

After school work on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays if required.

Useful revision sites

www.technologystudent.com