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Design Technology and Art

All Years Art Curriculum Progression Map 2019

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 5

Ecology

Ecology

Portraits

Portraits

Gargoyles

Gargoyles

Year 6

Native North

American

art

Native North

American

art

Portraits

Portraits

Impressionism

Impressionism

 

Year 7

Aboriginal

Art

Aboriginal

Art

Art

Nouveau

Art

Nouveau

Pop Art

Pop Art

Year 8

African

Art

African

Art

Day of

The Dead

Day of

The Dead

Jurassic

Coast

Jurassic

Coast

Design Technology Department Curriculum Progression Map 2019

 

Resistant Materials

Textiles

Food and Nutrition

Year 5

Design and make an Acrylic Key Fob.

Workshop safety

Hand tools and machine knowledge and safe use.

Design and making a Mechanical Toy

Basic mechanisms.

Design ideas using templates.

Classroom safety

Hand tools knowledge and safe use.

 

Design and make an Applique Pencil Case.

Basic pattern drafting, measuring, cutting fabric accurately.

Hand assembly skills.

Design and make decorated biscuits that could be given as a gift

Basic food hygiene and safety rules

Healthy Eating  and Five a Day

Safe use of sharp knives and other kitchen equipment

Year 6

Design and make a Storage holder

Extending hand tool and machine knowledge and safe use.

Introduction to 3D drawing skills including Oblique projection.

Design and make a soft toy

Intermediate pattern drafting, measuring, more complex fabric cutting

Safe use of hob, grill and oven

A variety of sweet and savoury recipes to develop confidence and competence using kitchen equipment

Basic understanding of the Eatwell guide

Year 7

Design and make an acrylic ear phone holder.

Extending hand tool and machine knowledge and safe use.

Heat forming and properties of plastics.

Rapid sketching technique.

Design and make a mixed material bird feeder.

Focussed practical task making a Comb joint.

Properties of wood.

Design and make a tie-dyed drawstring bag

Introduction to using the sewing machine

 

Experimentation with different methods of applying colour to fabric.

 

Experimentation with embellishment techniques.

Construction techniques; seams, inserting eyelets, drawstring, assembling and lining a pocket.

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Further development of confidence and competence using kitchen equipment. Practise of skills using a variety of savoury recipes

 

Focussed practical task – design and make a savoury dish, demonstrating knowledge of healthy eating on a budget

 

 

Year 8

Design and make a decorative frame with a

dual purpose.

Iterative processes.

Focussed practical task making a mitred joint.

Sustainable wood sources.

High quality finishing practical project.

Design and make a textile product embellished with a face.

 

Extended sewing machine knowledge and safe use.

Experimentation with decorative techniques using the sewing machine; machine embroidery, layering, machine applique, patchwork.

Focussed practical task incorporating appropriate decorative techniques (machine or hand) which best meet the required end result.

Food and nutrition – skills for life

Practice of essential food preparation and cooking skills.

 

Developing new skills including making a roux sauce, shortcrust pastry making, multi-tasking, cooking rice and pasta ‘al dente’.

 

Focussed practical task – design and make a savoury dish, demonstrating skills and knowledge of healthy eating

 

 

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