Year 9 Materials

Curriculum Information

Year 9 Designn & Technology – Materials 2018/2019

Course title: Materials  
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

Two ‘book ends’ produced in Acrylic & Pine

Research on theme of book end begins. 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

Annotation of research using laptops
Annotation of research is printed. Hwk 3-Design task
Marking out of joint and cutting processes.

3 (6 weeks)  
 

Lesson 8
Lesson 9
Lesson 10

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Belt sander used. Cutting processes starts.
Cutting processes continues.
Cutting processes continues and hand sanding begins. Hwk 4-Tool and processes tes

4 (6 weeks)  
 

Lesson 11
Lesson 12
Lesson 13

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Clamping & gluing.
Use of Techsoft 2D Design (CAD) taught.
Design work done using CAD.

5 (5 weeks)
 

Lesson 14
Lesson 15

Students have one lesson per fortnight

Design work continued using CAD. Hwk 5- Completion of CAD ready for machining
CAD work machined and drilled and final Assembly. Hwk 6- Design task set

     5 (5 weeks)  
 

Lesson 16
Lesson 17
Lesson 18 & 19

Students have one lesson per fortnight

 Acrylic bookend made using CAD
Acrylic bookend work continued Hwk 6- Completion of CAD ready for machining
Acrylic bookend machined and assembled