Year 10

What Will I Learn?

  • Principles of good design
  • Sustainability and design
  • Materials used in design
  • Tools and equipment
  • Health and safety in design
  • Trends in design
  • Several different drawing styles
  • Different planning tools
  • Recording the design process
  • Evaluating the design process

How Will I Be Assessed?

One piece of controlled assessment

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

  • Examine an existing product
  • Investigate ‘Good design’
  • Design a range of products
  • Learn to plan efficiently
  • Learn different styles of drawing
  • Develop a two dimensional Product as far as prototyping
  • Evaluate the design process

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

The principles of good designs and the skills are transferable to subsequent years.
These are skills that will lead into A level, on to higher education and into many career opportunities in design.

Year 11

 

What Will I Learn?

  • Producing a quality product
  • Quality assurance and  control
  • CAD/CAM
  • Prototyping
  • Levels of production
  • Different planning tools
  • Recording the design process
  • Evaluating the product
  • Sustainability and design
  • Health and safety in the workplace

How Will I Be Assessed?

One piece of controlled assessment
Examination at the end of the year

What Different Types of Activities Will I Do Over Time to Help Me Learn?

  • Using the principles of good design develop a three dimensional product of high quality.
  • Use both drawing skills and CAD/CAM to Develop and manufacture the product.
  • Develop a revision guide ready for the examination.
  • Presentational skills both drawing and verbal.

How Will This Help Me to Progress to the Next Year or Key Stage?

The principles of good designs and the skills are transferable to subsequent years.
These are skills that will lead into A level, on to higher education and into many career opportunities in design.