Technology Year 7 Curriculum
At Leeds City Academy, students will be studying on a rotation system in Year 7 allowing them all to experience the core areas of the subject, including Graphics, Resistant Materials and Food Preparation and Nutrition.
Core skills include: drawing skills, (rendering, shading, blending,) researching products, product analysis and technical knowledge.
Assignment 1 will be a practical task.
Assignment 2 will be a practical/ speaking and listening task.
Core skills include: testing and evaluating products; providing verbal feedback about products; listening to third party comments and responding to feedback and verbalising suggested improvements.
Students will be assessed and their achievement levels used for the spring progress report.
Assignment 3 will include an extended writing task.
Core skills include: testing and evaluating products; planning practical manufacture and writing instructions and technical knowledge.
At the end of Assignment 3 students will complete an end of year exam which will check their understanding of the content covered throughout the school year. Students will be assessed and their achievement levels used for the summer progress report.