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Year 9 DT Curriculum

Key topics to be taught this year: 

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.
Assessments:
 
Subjects
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.
As above.
Food
Food skills for main meals.
Designing menus and planning food for others.
As above.

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 and Food Technology.
All
Recommended websites
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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