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Design and Technology KS3 Schemes of Learning

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Year 7 Textiles:
Wall Organisers

Design & Make
Use of sewing Machine / Health & Safety
Fibres & Fabrics
Dyeing
Printing
Research, Evaluation
Food: Food in Action
Unit One
Unit Two

Health & Safety; Hygiene. 
Planning & Timing
Skills & Presentation
Food Security/ Food Miles/ seasonality/ Local Foods 
Graphic Design Art:
Logo Design

Technical:
Problem solving, drawing, digital skills
Artists: Paul Rand, Ruth Kedar, Carolyn Davidson, Milton Glaser
Outcome: logo design and awareness keyring, preparatory work in sketchbook
 
Textiles:
Wall Organisers

Design & Make
Use of sewing Machine / Health & Safety
Fibres & Fabrics
Dyeing
Printing
Research, Evaluation 
Food: Food in Action
Unit One
Unit Two

Health & Safety; Hygiene. 
Planning & Timing
Skills & Presentation
Food Security/ Food Miles / Seasonality/ Local Foods
Graphic Design Art
Logo Design

Technical:
Problem solving, drawing, digital skills
Artists: Paul Rand, Ruth Kedar, Carolyn Davidson, Milton Glaser
Outcome: logo design and awareness keyring, preparatory work in sketchbook
 
Textiles:
Wall Organisers

Design & Make
Use of sewing Machine / Health & Safety
Fibres & Fabrics
Dyeing
Printing
Research, Evaluation
Food: Food in Action
Unit One
Unit Two

Health & Safety; Hygiene. 
Planning & Timing
Skills & Presentation Food Security/ Food Miles / seasonality/ Local Foods 
Graphic Design Art:
Logo Design

Technical:
Problem solving, drawing, digital skills
Artists: Paul Rand, Ruth Kedar, Carolyn Davidson, Milton Glaser
Outcome: logo design and awareness keyring, preparatory work in sketchbook
Year 8 Textiles:
Pyjamas

Pattern cutting.
Recycling
Applique
6Rs 
Social, moral & environmental concerns.
Food: Macro Nutrients, Healthy Eating
Unit One
Unit Two

Protein / Fats / Carbohydrates
Recommended Daily Amounts/ Vegetarian/ Vegan/ 
Organic / GM 
Graphic Design Art:
Book jacket design

Technical: Lino print / brush/ink/ and Adobe illustrator basics
Artists: Book jacket designers

Outcome: Lino prints & Digital illustrator file, preparatory work in sketchbook

Textiles:
Pyjamas
Pattern cutting.
Recycling
Applique
6Rs 
Social, moral & environmental concerns.
Food: Macro Nutrients, Healthy Eating
Unit One
Unit Two
Protein / Fats / Carbohydrates
Recommended Daily Amounts/ Vegetarian/ Vegan/ 
Organic / GM 
Graphic Design Art:
Book jacket design

Technical: Lino print / brush/ink/ and Adobe illustrator basics
Artists: Book jacket designers

Outcome: Lino prints & Digital illustrator file, preparatory work in sketchbook

Textiles:
Pyjamas
Pattern cutting.
Recycling
Applique
6Rs 
Social, moral & environmental concerns.
Food: Macro Nutrients, Healthy Eating
Unit One
Unit Two
Protein / Fats / Carbohydrates
Recommended Daily Amounts/ Vegetarian/ Vegan/ 
Organic / GM 
Graphic Design Art:
Book jacket design

Technical: Lino print / brush/ink/ and Adobe illustrator basics
Artists: Book jacket designers

Outcome: Lino prints & Digital illustrator file, preparatory work in sketchbook

Year 9 Textiles:
Vintage Inspired Skirts

1960s Skirts
Designing for user needs.
Pattern cutting 
Construction skills.
Darts, gathers, Pleats.
Waistbands, facings, zip insertion.
Specification.
Evaluation
Food: Food Science & Nutrition 
Unit One
Unit Two

Raising Agents 
Pastry & Pastry Products
Nutritional needs
Meals on a Budget /Costing
Graphic Design Art:
Olympic Poster 2024

Technical:
Designing/problem solving
Drawing and designing/digital skills with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
Artists: Olympic Poster – Saul Bass
Outcome: Olympic 2024 Poster Promotion, sketchbook work
Textiles:
Vintage Inspired Skirts

1960s Skirts
Designing for user needs.
Pattern cutting 
Construction skills.
Darts, gathers, Pleats.
Waistbands, facings, zip insertion.
Specification.
Evaluation
Food: Food Science & Nutrition 
Unit One
Unit Two

Raising Agents 
Pastry & Pastry Products
Nutritional needs
Meals on a Budget /Costing
Graphic Design Art:
Olympic Poster 2024

Technical: Designing/problem solving
Drawing and designing/digital skills with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
Artists: Olympic Poster – Saul Bass
Outcome: Olympic 2024 Poster Promotion, sketchbook work
Textiles:
Vintage Inspired Skirts

1960s Skirts
Designing for user needs.
Pattern cutting 
Construction skills.
Darts, gathers, Pleats.
Waistbands, facings, zip insertion.
Specification.
Evaluation
Food: Food Science & Nutrition 
Unit One
Unit Two

Raising Agents 
Pastry & Pastry Products
Nutritional needs
Meals on a Budget /Costing
Graphic Design Art:
Olympic Poster 2024

Technical: Designing/problem solving
Drawing and designing/digital skills with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
Artists: Olympic Poster – Saul Bass
Outcome: Olympic 2024 Poster Promotion, sketchbook work
Links to Schemes of Learning documents will be added as relevant throughout the year. Project titles may be subject to change.