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Year 7 

Curriculum Map

Session

Unit(s) of work

Home Study

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

7S1 You Are What You Eat (GJ)

Choose three home study tasks from the D&T homework booklet relating to your current unit of work.

7S2 Blockbot (PNB)

7T1 You Are What You Eat (NNR)

7T2 You Are What You Eat (ANS)

7T3 Blockbot (PNB)

7T4 Headphone Wrap (GJ)

7T5 Pencil Holder (HL)

Autumn 2

Spring 1

7S1 Blockbot (GJ)

Choose three home study tasks from the D&T homework booklet relating to your current unit of work.

7S2 You Are What You Eat (PNB)

7T1 Headphone Wrap (NNR)

7T2 Blockbot (ANS)

7T3 You Are What You Eat (PNB)

7T4 You Are What You Eat (GJ)

7T5 Blockbot (HL)

Spring 1

Spring 2

7S1 Introduction to Bread (GJ)

Choose three home study tasks from the D&T homework booklet relating to your current unit of work.

7S2 Headphone Wrap (PNB)

7T1 Introduction to Bread (NNR)

7T2 Pencil Holder (ANS)

7T3 Headphone Wrap (PNB)

7T4 Pencil Holder (GJ)

7T5 You Are What You Eat (HL)

Spring 2

Summer 1

7S1 Headphone Wrap (GJ)

Choose three home study tasks from the D&T homework booklet relating to your current unit of work.

 

 

 

 

 

7S2 Introduction to Bread (PNB)

7T1 Pencil Holder (NNR)

7T2 Introduction to Bread (ANS)

7T3Pencil Holder (PNB)

7T4 Blockbot (GJ)

7T5 Headphone Wrap (HL)

Summer 1

Summer 2

7S1 Pencil Holder (GJ)

Choose three home study tasks from the D&T homework booklet relating to your current unit of work.

7S2 Pencil Holder (PNB)

7T1 Blockbot (NNR)

7T2 Headphone Wrap (ANS)

7T3 Pencil Holder (PNB)

7T4 Introduction to Bread (GJ)

7T5 Introduction to Bread (HL)


You will learn the names of all the tools and how to use then safely.  The aim is to give you an understanding of how to make a product.Throughout the years 7 and 8 you will build on the skills that you have learnt at primary school.

Designers have set methods of planning and designing products. You will learn how to understand what a design brief is asking you to do.

You will learn to plan a practical activity from the design stage to the making of it.

The quality of the finish on a product is very important and influences the people that buy it. You will learn how to sand clean and apply a finish to your practical work and proudly take it home.

Designers are good at communicating to others. You will learn this skill by sketching and writing about your design.

Designers’ also do lots of research as a starting point. You will look at existing products and create surveys and questionnaires.

Products are made to a specification. You will learn how to break down a specification into small statement and use this to help you design to what the customer wants.

Evaluation gives you the opportunity to reflect on what you have made or designed. You will be given the opportunity to ask others people what they think of your product.