Turing House
KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Design Technology
Term 1Packaging, Branding, Paper and Card   
Evolution of Product Design Candidates should:  identify ways in which products evolve over time  have a basic knowledge and understanding of major design movements since 1900 Paper/card When working with paper/card materials candidates should: be able to identify common papers  understand the different properties and uses of such materials  understand the stock forms for paper/card materials  have a basic understanding of the source of pulp and the primary processes involved in conversion to workable materials
Assessment: Written exam using past GCSE papers related to packaging, branding and paper and card.Key Words and Terms
Term 2Materials  
Classification and working properties of materials and Designing Skills Candidates should be taught to:  Consider the conflicting demands that moral, cultural, economic, and social values and needs can make in the planning and in the designing of products.  Consider environmental and sustainability issues in designing products  Consider health and safety in all its aspects  Anticipate and design for product maintenance where appropriate  Design for manufacturing in quantity and to be aware of current commercial/industrial processes
Assessment: Written exam using past GCSE papers related to materials, sustainability and human factors.Key Words and Terms
Term 3Design and Make  
Designing Skills Candidates should be taught to:  be creative and innovative when designing; design products to meet the needs of clients and consumers  understand the design principles of form, function and fitness for purpose  develop and use design briefs and specifications for product development  generate design proposals against stated design criteria, and to modify their proposals in the light of on-going analysis, evaluation and product development  reflect critically when evaluating and modifying their design ideas and proposals in order to improve their products throughout inception and manufacture.
Assessment: Design & Make assignment focusing on manufacturing in quantity based around the controlled task.Key Words and Terms
Term 4Controlled Assessment Tasks (Research)   
 Show discrimination when selecting and acquiring relevant research that will  Originality in designing  Understanding and analysis of the design context  Detailed analysis of relevant existing products or systems undertaken related to  design intentions  Comprehensive analysis of relevant and focused research undertaken  Clear and specific design criteria identified, reflecting the analysis undertaken  Target market identified and the intended consumer/user profiled
Assessment: Controlled Assessment Tasks Investigating the design context (8 marks out of 90 marks for CA)Key Words and Terms
Term 6Controlled Assessment Tasks (Making)  
Controlled Assessment Tasks (Make) Making Skills Candidates should be taught to:  select and use tools/equipment and processes to produce quality products  consider the solution to technical problems in the design and manufacture process  use tools and equipment safely with regard to themselves and others  work accurately and efficiently in terms of time, materials and components manufacture products applying quality control procedures
Assessment: Controlled Assessment Tasks Making (32 marks our of 90 for CA)Key Words and Terms
Term 5Controlled Assessment Tasks (Design)   
 Imaginative and innovative ideas developed, demonstrating creativity, flair and originality.  The implications of a wide range of issues including social, moral, environmental and sustainability, taken into consideration and inform the development of the design proposals  Excellent development work through experimentation with a wide variety of techniques and modelling (including CAD where appropriate) in order to produce a final design solution  Appropriate materials and components selected with full regard to their working properties
Assessment: Controlled Assessment Tasks Development of Design Proposal (including modelling) (32 marks out of 90 for CA)Key Words and Terms