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Year 7 DT Curriculum

Subject Topic Further details about the topic
Resistant Materials Box Project
Focus is on timbers, properties and processes.
Making a fully functioning box
Graphics Basic Skills Basic drawing skills, observational drawing and 2D & 3D collage work. Net plans and building of 3D forms
Food Introduction to working with food Basic food hygiene and safety, basic food preparation, healthy eating dishes, cooking skills and healthy eating

 

Assessment

Subject Topic Type of Assessment
Resistant Materials Box project The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 12 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 24
Graphics Basic skills The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 12 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 24
Food Introduction to working with food The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 12 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 24

Main Resources

Resource Details Term
Text books
CDT Foundation book.
Foundations Design & Technology and Food Technology.
All
Recommended websites All
Equipment Sketch book, Graded Pencils, Paint, and Paper. All

Enrichment opportunities

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

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