Resistant Materials Technology
Resistant Materials Technology prepares our students for the technological developments of the modern world. They can be creative and independent in designing a product to solve real life problems and are supported to learn a range of skills, using modern machines and equipment to manufacture products using wood, metal and plastics.
Students follow the Key Stage 3 Programme of Study for Design & Technology that involves designing & making tasks.
Through practical work students develop knowledge & understanding of tools and learn skills such as how to shape materials.
Students develop a variety of design skills such as free-hand sketching, tonal rendering, perspective and isometric drawing, 3D modelling, research & analysis, developing ideas, planning and evaluation.
Students also have access to computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) to design and manufacture products.
Students follow a number of projects which are designed to cover the skills from the Programme of study. Each project is awarded a level on completion.
|Year Group||Autumn Term||Spring Term||Summer Term|
|KS3||1st Half||2nd Half||1st Half||2nd Half||1st Half||2nd Half|
|MS1||Graphic skills||Pencil Holder||Animated coat hook||Animated coat hook||Re use project||Re use project|
|MS2||Graphic skills||Pencil Holder||Animated coat hook||Animated coat hook||Re use project||Re use project|
|MS3||Graphic skills||Pencil Holder||Animated coat hook||Animated coat hook||Re use project||Re use project|
|US1||Hanger||Hanger||Desk Tidy||Desk Tidy||Re use project||Re use project|
|US2||Hanger||Hanger||Desk Tidy||Desk Tidy||Re use project||Re use project|
|US3||Photo frame||Photo frame||Reuse Project||Reuse Project||Storage||Storage|
|US4||Graphic skills||Hanger||Re use project||Reuse project||Cool Fan||Cool Fan|