KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 9 Design Technology
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Designing and Making Innovation Challenge, is an exciting assessment, focusing on learners’ imagination, innovation and flair for designing and making. It requires learners to make quick decisions, take risks, be adventurous and use input from others, through controlled and structured peer evaluation. This consists of two 3-hour sessions and a further half-hour reflection session in which students can evaluate their designs.
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On rotationDesign Brighton  
This project develops student’s creative and modelling skills. Students are required to design and model their own modern style building. Students will design the outside and inside of the building, the floor plan and landscape.
Assessment: Students will be assessed on how effectively they develop their one and two point perspective in their exercise books. Student will go on to develop design ideas in their exercise books along with a final Architectural model, which will combine to generate a final grade.Key Words and Terms
 
On rotationGCSE D&T Unit 3 Materials: Wooden Whistle 
This unit focuses on Sections 3.1.6.1 and 3.1.6.2 of the AQA specification. It covers the categories and properties of a complete range of core materials within each of five specialist areas. The materials are covered through practical applications and with reference to the key material category in which they belong. The specific physical and working properties that best describe each material subcategory are identified and defined with reference to use and knowledge that will underpin practical designing and making activities.
Assessment: A unit assessment will be taken at the end of the unit. This includes questions from all the material areas covered. Worksheets are completed during and after lesson activities and homework questions are awarded marks and students receive grades for each piece.Key Words and Terms
 
On rotationGCSE D&T Unit 3 Materials: Acrylic Hexagon 
This unit focuses on Sections 3.1.6.1 and 3.1.6.2 of the AQA specification. It covers the categories and properties of a complete range of core materials within each of five specialist areas. The materials are covered through practical applications and with reference to the key material category in which they belong. The specific physical and working properties that best describe each material subcategory are identified and defined with reference to use and knowledge that will underpin practical designing and making activities.
Assessment: A unit assessment will be taken at the end of the unit. This includes questions from all the material areas covered. Worksheets are completed during and after lesson activities and homework questions are awarded marks and students receive grades for each piece.Key Words and Terms
 

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