Overview:

Students in Year 11 have 3 Design Technology lessons each week.
Students have 2 practical lessons and 1 theory lesson each week.

Year 11 Design Technology students have one piece of homework set every week.

Curriculum:

Students in Year 11 focus on their NEA for the Autumn and Spring Terms. Once they have completed it, remaining time

NEA Content:
Topics Studied
Knowledge Gained
  • Individual NEA
  • Students will develop their Individual NEA throughout the First and Second term.
Practical Work Produced:
Key Vocabulary:
Students will develop an individual portfolio focussed on a contextual challenge.
  • Contextual Challenge
  • Client Profile
  • Product Analysis
  • Design Brief
  • Specification
  • Design Ideas
  • Modelling
  • 3D Printing
  • Design Development
  • Final Design
  • Rendering
  • Annotations
  • Working Drawing
  • Manufacturing Plan
  • Gannt Chart
  • Production Diary
  • Manufacturing Techniques
  • Workshop Equipment
  • Testing
  • Evaluation
  • Client Feedback
  • Product Showcase
In Summer we study:

By this point in the academic year, we have completed the course content and we are focusing on revision, exam technique and pace.

Assessments:

Students in Year 11 have no formal assessments throughout the year due to students working on their individual NEA. They will sit their final exam in the summer Term.