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Year 10

Half Term

Unit(s) of work

Home Study

Autumn 1

Baseline practical assessment

Choose three per unit, read information in Letts GCSE Success Design & Technology Resistant Materials textbook and answer related questions

Metals Textbook (p10-11), Question book (p12-13)

Metals 2 Textbook (p10-11), Question book (p14-15)

Heat treatment processes Textbook (p16-17), Question book (p16-17)

Hand tools for metals and plastics Textbook (p42-43), Question book (p42-43)

Machine tools for metals and plastics Textbook (p46-47), Question book (p46-47)

Reforming metals Textbook (p50-51), Question book (p50-51)

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Clock

Choose three per unit, read information in Letts GCSE Success Design & Technology Resistant Materials textbook and answer related questions

Plastics Textbook (p14-15), Question book (p18-19)

Hand tools for metals and plastics Textbook (p42-43), Question book (p42-43)

Reforming plastics Textbook (p52-53), Question book (p52-53)

Deforming wood metal and plastics Textbook (p54-55), Question book (p54-55)

Use of standard components Textbook (p84-85), Question book (p80-81)

Use of CAD Textbook (p32-33), Question book (p34-35)

Spring 2

Summer 1

Sweet Dispenser

Choose three per unit, read information in Letts GCSE Success Design & Technology Resistant Materials textbook and answer related questions

Woods Textbook (p16-17), Question book (p20-21)

Safe working procedures Textbook (p38-39), Question book (p38-39)

Hand tools for woods Textbook (p44-45), Question book (p44-45)

Machine tools for woods Textbook (p48-49), Question book (p48-49)

Permanent jointing of wood Textbook (p58-59), Question book (p58-59)

Assembly and fitting Textbook (p64-65), Question book (p64-65)

Summer 2

Final GCSE Coursework:

Investigating the Design Context

Choose three per unit, read information in Letts GCSE Success Design & Technology Resistant Materials textbook and answer related questions

Product Analysis Textbook (p24-25), Question book (p26-27)

Generating design proposals Textbook (p26-27), Question book (p28-29)

Product development and planning Textbook (p28-29), Question book (p30-31)

Social and environmental care Textbook (p30-31), Question book (p32-33)

Use of CAD Textbook (p32-33), Question book (p34-35)

Material choice in design Textbook (p6-7), Question book (p8-9)