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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/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.

Assessments:

Subjects
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.
Art/Graphics
Basic skills.
As above.
Food
Basic food hygiene and safety, basic food preparation and cooking skills, healthy eating.
As above.

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 and 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.

 

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