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Year 9 DT Curriculum

Subject Topic Further details about the topic
Resistant Materials Polymers
Focus is on plastics, plastic properties and workshop processes to make a speaker
Graphics 'T'-shirt/graphic design Focus is on leisure venues and corporate branding, Photoshop and promotional merchandise to make a t-shirt design
Systems Electronic Speaker Project Circuit board and soldering. Understanding components
Food Food skills for main meals Designing menus, planning food and trialling ingredients

Assessment

Subject Topic Type of Assessment
Resistant Materials Polymers The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 9 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 18
Graphics T shirt / graphic design The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 9 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 18
Food
Food skills for main meals.
Designing menus and planning food for others
The students are assessed half way through the course at lesson 9 and then have a final written assessment at lesson 18

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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