Engineering

Curriculum Information

Year 9 Engineering 2018/2019

Course title: Engineering  
Half term Key content
1 (8 weeks)
Lesson 1

Lesson 2

 

 

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Work on year 8 into 9 project from Middle schools. Hwk 1-Completion of Middle School  work so that it is up to date
Completion of work on year 8 into 9 project from Middle schools

Crown cap remover

Research on theme of bottle openers or crown cap removers. Layout and description work started.
Presentation of research using laptops. Hwk 2-Design task

2 (7 weeks)  
 

Lesson 5
Lesson 6

Lesson 7

Students have one lesson per fortnight
Introduction to H&S in workshop environment
Introduction to basic tools, machinery and processes involved in completion of practical task set.
Marking out of material and cutting to size
3 (6 weeks)  
 

Lesson 8
Lesson 9
Lesson 10

Students have one lesson per fortnight
Shaping and finishing techniques demonstrated
Heat treatments of ferrous metals
Completion of practical task 1 and student / peer evaluation
4 (6 weeks)  
 

Lesson 11
Lesson 12
Lesson 13

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Introduction to polymers
Use of Techsoft 2D Design (CAD) taught. Introduction of design brief 2
Design work done using CAD.

5 (5 weeks)
 

Lesson 14

Lesson 15

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Developing practical skills in order to complete set practical tasks.. Hwk 5- properties of polymers.
Joining polymers , temporary, semi permanent, permanent . Hwk 6- Materials crossword.

     5 (5 weeks)  
 

Lesson 16
Lesson 17
Lesson 18 & 19

Students have one lesson per fortnight

 Introduction to basic electronics
Safe soldering       Hwk 6- Identification of components and resistor colour code examples
Completion of button cell LED torch.