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Design & Technology 5 Year Plan

 

 Year 7

 Year 8

 Year 9

 Year 10

 Year 11

Autumn 1

 Food:

Eatwell Guide 

What are nutrients 

My energy balance and BMR 

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Textiles 

- 5W’s Design brief 

- Natural/synthetic Fibres 

- design need / user? 

- Upcycling and sustainability

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Food:

Balanced meals 

Macronutrients 

Nutritional needs (lifestyle/PAL) 

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Graphics:

 *Design Movements – Aesthetics  

*Plastics Introduction 

*Users and Aesthetics 

*Describing Aesthetics of Design Movements  

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Textiles:

- Design Movements 

- Recap Natural/synthetic Fibres 

- Users and Aesthetics 

- Research V&A Museum

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Food:

Nutritional analysis intro 

Micronutrients 

Menus for nutritional needs (lifestyle/age/gender)

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Graphics: 

*Ikea Flat Pack 

*Recycling process of Paper and Card 

*Ikea as a client and first-time movers 

*The 6 R’s and Sustainability 

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Textiles:

- Product Function 

- User 

- Social issues past/present

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Graphics:

Big Idea – Explore Unit 1 & Theory 

*Expand Design Context 

*User Investigation 

*Primary Secondary Research 

*Specification Technical Non-Technical specification 

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Textiles:

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Autumn 2

Food:

Eatwell Guide 

What are nutrients 

My energy balance and BMR 

Knowledge Organiser

Textiles

- User needs Checklist 

- Design ideas 

- Fabric Pattern 

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Food:

Dietary needs 

Food labelling 

Food cultures across the world 

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Graphics:

*Pun with User based on Design Styles 

*Oblique Drawing and 1 and 2- Point Perspective  

*Card Model Prototype with Dimensions 

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Textiles:

- User needs Checklist 

- Design ideas 

- Fabric Pattern 

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Food:

Food cost 

Food choice factor overview 

Farm to fork journey 

Food waste 

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Graphics:

*Technical Specification 

*CAD tools and Processes 

*Orthographic drawing on CAD 

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Textiles:

- User preferences 

- Design ideas (movement) 

- Fabric Pattern 

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Graphics:

Big Idea – Design Unit 2 & Theory 

*Initial Designs 

*Design developments drawings 

*Rapid Prototype developments 

*User Testing  

*Critical thinking  

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Textiles:
 

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Graphics:

Big Idea – Create Unit 3 & Theory 

*Developing a chosen design – quality sketches and models 

*Developing quality iterative prototypes  

*CAD & CAM testing 

*3D computer drawings  

*CAD / CNC Levels of Production and Tools 

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Spring 1

 

Food:

Washing up 

Cross contamination 

Sugar & caramelisation 

Flour (gluten) and yeast  

Heat investigation

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Textiles

- Project Techniques 

- Fabric pattern / dimensions  

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Food:

Safe buying and storage 

Food preservation 

Denaturing proteins 

Legumes 

Yeast experiment 

Potato investigation 

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Graphics:

*Testing Designs with Print Resolutions – Quality 

*Testing Aesthetics with Users 

*Technical drawing on CAD 

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Textiles:

- Project Techniques 

- Fabric pattern / dimensions 

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Food:

Safe temperatures 

Food poisoning 

Maillard reaction 

Coagulation 

Shortening investigation 

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Graphics:

*Test structure in paper of prototype 

*Setting up CAM for quality printing 

*2D nets with dimensions 

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Textiles:

- Production plan 

- Marking out fabric 

- Transfer Designs 

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Graphics:

Big Idea –  

Make Unit 4 & Theory 

*Orthographic / Working Assembly drawing 

*Technical Plans  

*H&S in D&T  

*High quality Prototype 

*Manufacturing and Printing in Industry  

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Spring 2

Food:

Sensory vocab level 1. 

Basic preference tests 

Food profile intro. 

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Textiles

-  H&S sewing machine 

- Project step by step 

-  Upcycled fabric pouch 

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Food:

Sensory vocab level 2. 

More complex profiles 

Manipulating the senses in testing 

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Graphics:

*H&S Demonstration to peers 

*Timbers and hand tools 

*Wooden endangered animal puzzle 

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Textiles:

- H&S textiles workshop / tools 

- Production diary 

- V&A Cushion  

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Food:

Discrimination testing 

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Graphics:

 *H&S in Graphics 

*CAD flow chart 

*Clock with a Design Movement Interface 

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Textiles:

- H&S Recap 

- Wall-hanging 

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Graphics:

Big Idea –  

Make Unit 4 Evaluate 5 & Theory 

*Orthographic drawing 

*Technical Plans  

*Manufacturing in D&T 

*Diary and Journal 

*Critical Evaluations 

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Summer 1

Food:

Safe knife holds 

Safe use of hob & oven 

Frying and baking 

Kneading, shaping 

Hand equipment 

Following a recipe 

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Textiles

- Testing Quality  

- Sustainable? 

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Food:

Building knife skills 

Presentation 

Build shaping skills 

Bio and chemical r.agents 

Electrical equipment 

Roux  

Pasta making 

Adjust a recipe 

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Graphics:

*Testing the clock with a User 

*A set of interchangeable designs – Clock Faces 

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Textiles:

- Testing fastenings 

- Improve applique

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Food:

Further knife techniques 

Pastry 

Piping 

Setting 

Mechanical r.agents 

Create a recipe 
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Textiles:

- Quality check 

- Modifications 

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Graphics:

Big Idea – Explore & Theory 

Materials & Exam Techniques 

*Materials in D&T 

*Fabrics and Weaves 

*Smart Materials 

*Modern Materials 

*Exam Techniques 

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Food:

GCSE Food Preparation Task (04 or 05) NEA (35%) (link to example) 

 

 

Summer 2

Food:

Low stakes testing, mini practical (follow recipe) & PLC 

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Food:

Low stakes testing, planned practical (one dish) & PLC 

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Graphics:

Extension 

Packaging branded for Design Museum for Clocks 

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Food:

Low stakes testing, planned practical (two dishes) & PLC 

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Graphics:

Extension 

Ikea Instruction Manual and packaging for lighting 

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Food:

GCSE 1 hour 30 minutes written examination paper (50%)