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What will my child learn in year 9?

Term 1

  • Health and safety in the DT workshop
  • Looking at a contextual challenge
  • How to write a brief and Specification

Term 2

  • Identifying a suitable client
  • Looking at materials and building on previous knowledge 
  • Understanding forms of motion

Term 3

  • Developing drawing skills to communicate an idea
  • Using suitable materials for modelling and testing

Term 4

  • How to use tools safely and accurately
  • Appropriate finishing techniques for materials

Term 5

  • Health and safety when using machines
  • Developing good quality control

Term 6

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