The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 7 DT Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year: 

    Subjects
    Topic
    Further details about the topic
    Resistant Materials
    Box project
    Focus is on Timbers, properties and processes.
    Making a fully functioning box.
    Art
    Basic skills
    Basic drawing skills, observational drawing and 2D & 3D collage work
    Food
    Introduction to working with food
    Basic food hygiene and safety, basic food preparation and cooking skills, healthy eating

    Assessments:

    Subjects
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    Resistant Materials
    Box project
    End of unit test
    Practical work
    Design process portfolio
    Art
    Basic skills
    End of project assessed piece of work
    Food
    Basic food hygiene and safety, basic food preparation and cooking skills, healthy eating
    Practical organisation, quality of skills using a range of tools
    End of unit test

    Main Resources:

    Resource
    Details (names, web address etc.)
    Term (1,2,3,4,5,6 or All)
     
    Text books
    CDT Foundation book
    Foundations Design & Technology, food technology
    All
    Recommended websites
    www.grainchain.com
    change4life – be food smart
    All

    Enrichment opportunities: 

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