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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Design Technology
Term 1Clock design and make project
• Secondary research tasks. • Design ideas and development of product and testing materials. • Manufacture of product using wood joints and finishes. • CAD/CAM development for decoration purposes. • Evaluation and testing. Theory preparation lesson once a week relating to topic and materials and manufacturing processes used.
Assessment: Design process and practical marked for assessment every 2/3 weeks.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Continuation of clock project
Continuation of clock project for the design and make task along with theory understanding of materials, processes, sustainability, CAD/CAM processes and finishes based on requirements set by exam board.
Assessment: Final assessment of clock project, paperwork and coursework.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Maze game CAD/CAM project
• Secondary and primary research tasks. • Design ideas and development of product. • Manufacture of product using 2D Design and CAD/CAM processes. • Development of packaging using Adobe suite. • Manufacture of packaging using graphic design and vacuum former. • Evaluation and testing.
Assessment: 2 hour mock exam November 2017Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Continuation of maze game project
Continuation of maze game project for the design and make task along with theory understanding of materials, processes, sustainability, CAD/CAM processes and finishes based on requirements set by exam board.
Assessment: Final assessment of maze game project paper work and coursework.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Design and make – Own Brief
Students to design and make their choice of product using all the skills they have learnt so far. • Write own brief and specification. • Design ideas for product. • Development of materials and testing for product. • Practical using hand tools and CDA/CAM and electronics. • Production plan task. • Evaluating and testing with improvements suggested.
Assessment: Work is marked throughout project using AQA mark scheme with feedback given.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Continuation of design and make project
Continuation of design and make project along with theory understanding of materials, processes, sustainability, CAD/CAM processes and finishes based on requirements set by exam board.
Assessment: 2 hour mock exam November 2017.Key Words and Terms
 

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