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6th Form Curriculum Guide - Year 12 Design Technology
Term 1Communicating Designs and Manufacturing with Metal   
This term students will learn about design thinking and communication as well as manufacturing techniques and complete two practical projects. Project 1 - Communicating Designs This project focusses on developing communication skills through using a variety of professionally recognised drawing and rendering techniques. This includes, perspective drawing, isometric drawing, orthographic and CAD. Students will produce detailed rendered sketches to include in their portfolio.   Project 2 - Manufacture Metal During this project students will make an angle poised light based on the iconic design by Kenneth Grange. Students will use a variety of processes and metals including recycled metal and concrete to create an industrial style light. Students will be encouraged to focus on accuracy and precision to gain confidence with using a variety of manufacturing techniques.
Assessment: Students will be assessed fortnightly on theoretical content and weekly on their practical skills including planning, design, manufacturing, evaluating and health and safety.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Stakeholder Design and Manufacturing with Timber and Textiles
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Term 3Design through Practical Exploration
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Term 4 and 5Iterative Design - Kitchens in and Ageing Population
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Term 6Non Examined Assessment
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