Y8 Remote Learning - DT


Armfield Academy Design and Technology

Year 8 Curriculum Overview

 

Year 8

Week

Curriculum Overview

Remote Learning

Half Term 1 -

WC 02/09

Robot design

Completed in school

WC 07/09

Robot design

Completed in school

WC 14/09

Structures and Forces. Research and Analysis Existing bridge structures

Year 8 D&T projects will have a booklet which you have been using in school. All Booklet sections will be uploaded onto the D&T Google Classroom. Instructions will be provided with the work sections on the D&T classroom.
Students can print booklet sections out if you have a printer, or if they prefer, they can complete it on paper and email a picture to b.carter@armfield.fcat.org.uk.

WC 21/09

Structures and Forces. Present and analyse existing bridge design examples. Forces, identify different forces and how they affect structures. Components of a frame structure

WC 28/09

Structures and Forces. Concepts Initial concept ideas for a frame structure bridge design.

WC 05/10

Structures and Forces. Development Choose one or two ideas to develop. Development is refining and changing the design moving towards a final solution.

WC 12/10

Structures and Forces. Final Design Drawing

Draw, carefully a final design with all the frame components in the correct position ready for manufacture.

Half Term 2 -

WC 02/11

Structures and forces. Examples of frame and shell structures. This section of remote learning replaces making stages in school. Making to be completed in school.

Year 8 D&T projects will have a booklet which you have been using in school. All Booklet sections will be uploaded onto the D&T Google Classroom. Instructions will be provided with the work sections on the D&T classroom.
Students can print booklet sections out if you have a printer, or if they prefer, they can complete it on paper and email a picture to b.carter@armfield.fcat.org.uk.

WC 09/11

Structures and forces. Examples of frame and shell structures. This section of remote learning replaces making stages in school. Making to be completed in school.

WC 16/11

Product Design - Research and analysis, Research existing products

WC 23/11

Product Design - Research and analysis create a teenage lifestyle mood board

WC 30/11

Product Design – Product branding, name and logo design concepts.

WC 07/12

Product Design – Product branding logo development

WC 14/12

Product Design – Product branding final logo

Half Term 3

WC 04/01

Art – Observational drawing, pencil control, line drawing and tonal ranges.

  

 

Remote learning week one and two Art tasks.

The first two weeks will require students to work on visual communication skills to complement Design and Technology skills development. On return to school students will continue with Product Design project started before Christmas 2020.

Any further assistance or questions contact

Mr Carter

 b.carter@armfield.fcat.org.uk.

 

 

WC 11/01

 

Art – Observational drawing, pencil control, sketching basic shapes from observation.

 WC 18/01

 

D&T/Art – Pending government review students to return to school. Further sections to be added to compliment in school learning – Remote section coming soon.