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KS3 - Year 8 Design and Technology


Core Curriculum Map – Year 8 Design and Technology

 

Rotation 1

Rotation 2

Rotation 3

Curriculum Coverage:

Planning and making a mechanical toy, Understanding mechanical components focusing on Cams and Pulleys.

Curriculum Coverage:

Healthy take-away food, linking meals to the eat well-plate, budgeting food, environmental, moral issues of meat.

Curriculum Coverage:

Using arduino programmable microcontrollers to build an obstacle avoidance robot.

Assessment

 

Coursework

Exam

Practical outcomes

 

Dates of Assessment for different Groups

8b w/s 19/10/15

w/s 4/1/16

w/s 7/3/16

w/s 9/5/16

8a w/s 16/11/15

w/s 8/2/16

w/s 3/5/16

Assessment

 

Coursework

Exam

Practical outcomes

 

Dates of Assessment for different Groups

8b w/s 19/10/15

w/s 4/1/16

w/s 7/3/16

w/s 9/5/16

8a w/s 16/11/15

w/s 8/2/16

w/s 3/5/16

Assessment

 

Coursework

Exam

Practical outcomes

 

Dates of Assessment for different Groups

8b w/s 19/10/15

w/s 4/1/16

w/s 7/3/16

w/s 9/5/16

8a w/s 16/11/15

w/s 8/2/16

w/s 3/5/16

Links to National Curriculum:

·          apply their knowledge and understanding of a range of materials,ingredients and technologies to design and make their products

·          use their understanding of others’ designing to inform their own

·          plan and organise activities and then shape, form, mix, assemble and finish materials, components or ingredients

·          evaluate which hand and machine tools, equipment and computer-aided

·          design/manufacture (CAD/CAM) facilities are the most appropriate to use solve technical problems

·          reflect critically when evaluating and modifying their ideas and proposals

·         to improve products throughout their development and manufacture.

Links to National Curriculum:

Understand and apply the principles of nutrition and health

§ cook a repertoire of predominantly savoury dishes so that they are able to feed themselves and others a healthy and varied diet

§ become competent in a range of cooking techniques [for example, selecting and preparing ingredients; using utensils and electrical equipment; applying heat in different ways; using awareness of taste, texture and smell to decide how to season dishes and combine ingredients; adapting and using their own recipes]

§ understand the source, seasonality and characteristics of a broad range of ingredients.

Links to National Curriculum:

· the practical application of systems and control in design proposals

· electrical, electronic, mechanical, microprocessor and computer control

· systems and how to use them effectively

· using systems and control to assemble subsystems into more complex systems

· feedback and how a variety of inputs can give rise to a variety of outputs.

Links to Core Values:

Determination

To not give up when things don’t go right first time. Problem solving and finding new solutions.

Links to Core Values:

Ambition- introduction to more challenging and complex skills and food preparation techniques.

Links to Core Values:

Enthusiasm/ Determination

Learning an unfamiliar set of skills and knowledge. To relate to the technological world and how it works.