The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 9 DT Curriculum

    Key topics to be taught this year: 

    Subject
    Topic
    Further details about the topic
    Resistant Materials
    Clock project
    Focus is on plastics, plastic properties and processes
    Graphics
    T shirt / graphic design
    Focus is on illusion design, Photoshop and promotional merchandise
    Systems
    CAD and CAM
    Software development. Manufacturing using CAM; either laser cutting or 3D printing
    Food
    Food skills for main meals
    Designing menus and planning food
    Assessments:
     
    Subjects
    Topic
    Type of Assessment
    Resistant Materials
    Clock project
    End of unit test
    Practical work
    Design process portfolio
    Graphics
    T shirt / graphic design
    End of unit test
    Practical work
    Design process portfolio
    Systems
    CAD and CAM
    End of unit test
    Practical work
    Design process portfolio
    Food
    Food skills for main meals
    Designing menus, planning food for others
    Presentation for event
    Costings for meal
    End of unit test

    Main Resources:

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

    Enrichment opportunities:

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