Below you will find an outline of the curriculum content delivered across the year. Please be aware that this is only an outline, and therefore at times content may cut across different half terms or may be moved as required. For a detailed breakdown of what you will be tested on in the assessment windows, please check the year group page.

Year 7 Content
Advent 1 Introduction to DT skills and concepts

  • Drawing skills such as isometric
  • Ideation: communicating ideas with drawing and annotation
  • Concepts such as biomimicry.
Advent 2 Product Design

  • Environmental considerations in design
  • Materials
  • Manufacturing, batch production
  • Design history relevant to product selected
  • Modelling
Lent 1
Lent 2 Graphic Design

  • Exhibition poster design for The Design Museum
Trinity 1 Food and nutrition

  • Healthy eating
  • Hygiene and safety in the kitchen
  • Preparing and cooking a range of recipes
Trinity 2