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What will my child learn in year 9?

Term 1

  • Health and safety in the DT workshop
  • Identifying materials such as hardwoods, softwoods, metals and polymers
  • Understanding forms of motion

Term 2

  • Looking into mechanisms
  • Understanding how to use bench tools safely and accurately
  • Developing knowledge on different wood joints

Term 3

  • Learning how to mark out measurements on wood
  • Developing QC skills
  • Evaluating work and learning from mistakes

Term 4

  • Using machines to produce good quality outcomes
  • Developing design ideas
  • Developing modelling skills to communicate an idea

Term 5

  • Develop making skills
  • Practice drawing and understanding Graphics
  • Develop examination technique (KS3 examination)

Term 6

  • Develop Testing and Evaluation skills
  • Develop Peer Assessment skills
  • Develop Self-Assessment skills