Design Technology


Year 7

What will your child be studying?

Throughout the year your child will complete a range of ‘design and make’ activities, along with focussed practical tasks in textiles, food, graphics and resistant materials.

How will your child be assessed?

Students use booklets that contain several opportunities for assessment by a peer, the teacher and also the student through self-assessment.

How can you help your child?

  • Assist with homework tasks
  • Be a critical friend when a ‘client' opinion’ is required
  • Talk to them about their work in class

Supportive resources and websites

www.technologystudent.com

www.designcouncil.org

www.textiles4u.wikispaces.com

www.bbc.co.uk/education

Year 8

What will your child be studying?

Throughout the year your child will complete a range of ‘design and make’ activities, along with focussed practical tasks in textiles, food, graphics and resistant materials

How will your child be assessed?

Students use booklets that contain several opportunities for assessment by a peer, the teacher and also the student through self-assessment.

How can you help your child?

  • Assist with homework tasks
  • Be a critical friend when a ‘client’ opinion’ is required
  • Talk to them about their work in class

Supportive resources and websites

www.technologystudent.com

www.designcouncil.org

www.textiles4u.wikispaces.com

www.bbc.co.uk/education