The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 11 DT GCSE Graphics Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year: 

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Further details about the topic
    Skills
    1
    Coursework
    Development & planning
    Development & prototypes of chosen ideas
    2
    Coursework
    Making
    Manufacturing skills by hand and machine
    Spring Term
     
     
     
    1
    Coursework
    Final making & evaluation
    High quality range of products to meet given brief
    2
    Exam preparation for exam theme
    Prepare for exam
    Practice questions
    Summer Term
     
     
     
    1
    Exam preparation for exam theme
    Prepare for exam
    Practice questions
    Understanding how to achieve higher marks
    2
    Exam preparation for exam theme
    Prepare for exam
    Refining techniques, working through complete past papers

    Assessments: 

    Autumn Term
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    CAT 1
    Controlled assessment
    Exam questions
    Research Analysis, spec Ideas
    Development & prototypes, mock exam
    CAT 2
    Controlled assessment
    Exam questions
    Final Products
    Coursework Portfolio
    Summer Term
     
     
    CAT 3
    Exam
    GCSE

    Main Resources: 

    Resource
    Details (names, web address etc.)
    Term (1,2,3,4,5,6 or All)
     
    Text books
    AQA Design & Technology Graphic Products
     
     
    All
    Recommended websites
    www.technologystudent.com
    BBC Bitesize
     
    All

    Enrichment opportunities: 

    Activity
    Day and time or term
    Coursework ‘Catch up’ time
    Lunchtimes at the discretion of the teacher