Year 5 Curriculum Map (DOC)

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					Year 5 Curriculum Map

                      DESIGN TECHNOLOGY


                              Autumn Term

    Mechanical Theory (motion and levers systems) and Structures
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) introduction
    Development of Practical Capability (limited range of tools and
     equipment) through the construction of a structured' project including
     Health and Safety awareness
    Construction of a structure (mechanical model/toy)




                               Spring Term

    Further develop mechanical understanding (converting types of motion)
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) basic application
    Development of Practical Capability and quality awareness
     (structured to focus on particular skills)
    Construction of a container/desk tidy




                              Summer Term

    Shell and frame structures (theoretical understanding)
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) completing a part-drawing and extending
     graphical communication techniques
    Further develop practical capability (extending skills and
     appropriateness of equipment, tools and materials) including health and
     safety through the construction of a game/toy
    Simple evaluation and product fault rectification
Year 6 Curriculum Map

                       DESIGN TECHNOLOGY


                               Autumn Term

    Electrical circuit theory
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) text and dimension drawings
    Circuit diagrams and electrical components
    Soldering electrical components and making a circuit
    Develop practical capability through the construction of a shell container
     (circuit housing) and electrical light unit
    Evaluation and fault rectification




                                Spring Term

    Mechanical systems theory (including energy)
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) completing part-drawings
    Develop skills and understanding of an increasing range of materials,
     processes and hand-tools through the construction of a marble firing
     game or propelled vehicle
    Further develop problem solving capability and the successful
     rectification of defects to improve appearance/performance




                               Summer Term

    Extended understanding of shell/frame structures (techniques for
     increasing inherent qualities such as strength)
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) increasing pupil participation
    Further develop practical capability through the construction of a 'shell'
     type housing incorporating a simple mechanism
    Identifying specific problem solving and decision making strategies
    Evaluation of appearance and performance and rectification of defects
Year 7 Curriculum Map

                        DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

                                 Autumn Term
    Plastic technology
    Vacuum forming principles and practice
    Pupils to design specifically to influence outcome
    Computer Aided Design including 3Dimensional
    Further development of understanding relevant to energy
    Enhance practical capability through the construction of a game incorporating
     plastic vacuum formed components
    Develop problem solving and decision making approaches to enable
     specification criteria to be achieved
    Increasing accuracy and quality awareness
    Simple costing exercises (including environmental considerations




                                  Spring Term
    Develop design skills and individual influence on final outcome
    Increasing focus on design aspects and their contribution to enhancing life
    Computer Aided Design (hatching/dimension)
    Modelling techniques to test theories
    Develop practical capability through the construction of a working artefact
     incorporating a mechanical system
    Increasing emphasis on quality and fit for purpose




                                Summer Term
    Pneumatic mechanical principles
    Further develop Computer Aided Design (CAD) capability using colour
     sketching techniques and 2 Dimensional
    Understanding Control Systems
    Construction of a pneumatic system
    Develop practical capability through the construction of a pneumatic
     mechanical toy
    Introduction to specialist equipment to work an increasing range of materials
    Develop more effective decision making to influence the final outcome
    Permit increasing pupil input to the design and make strategy
    Increasing awareness of accuracy and performance specifications
    Environmental considerations ( waste and materials)
Year 8 Curriculum Map

                         DESIGN TECHNOLOGY


                                  Autumn Term
    Electronic theory, Control systems and sensing
    Electronic components
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) 2/3 dimensional
    Increasing health and safety awareness
    Soldering components to make a circuit
    Testing electronic circuit and rectification
    Develop practical capability adopting specialist equipment through the
     assembly and construction of a ‘sensor’ circuit and housing
    Develop quality appreciation on appearance and performance
    Develop decision making on final outcome




                                  Spring Term
      Cam type mechanisms
      Different forms of motion
      Converting motion using a mechanical system
      Computer Aided Design (2 and 3dimension)
      Development of practical capability through the construction of a mechanical
       toy incorporating levers
      Anticipation, identification and rectification of faults
      Increasing pupil input to influence the degree of output success
      Costing (actual/environmental)
      Evaluation against specification criteria




                                 Summer Term
    Develop design understanding through increasing graphical communication
     techniques
    Computer Aided Design (CAD) using a wide range of techniques
    Further develop practical capability through the construction of a pupil
     designed artefact (mechanical/static)
    Increasing emphasis on quality and ‘fit for purpose’
    Hone decision making and problem solving capability

				
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