Year 7 Curriculum

The Y7 curriculum is designed to offer a wide range of experiences in several specialist environments.  The majority of the following units are design and make projects that enable the students to understand the design process and the various manufacturing processes used to achieve an outcome.

Y7 projects include:

Memory Stick  – Computer Aided Design

License to cook – Catering

Finger Puppets – Textiles

Game of combinations – Workshop

For more details on these projects please see this document: CDF Y7 curriculum

Year 8 Curriculum

The Year 8 Curriculum is based purely on introducing and developing skills. The students follow a programme of experiences that exposes them to the techniques and processes used in each area of the curriculum in the Creative Design Faculty. The students spend 8 weeks developing their skills during each experience

Y8 projects include:

CAD/CAM Clock – Computer aided Design

Cushion Design – Art & Textiles

Cooking & Nutrition – Catering

Photo Frame Design – Workshop

For more details on these projects please see this document : CDF Y8 curriculum

Year 9 Curriculum

The Y9 curriculum is designed to  further advance skills in Designing, Manufacture, Evaluating and understanding of theory behind materials and processes. The students follow a programme of experiences that exposes them to the techniques and processes used in each area of the curriculum in the Creative Design Faculty.  The students spend 8 weeks developing their skills during each experience

Y9 projects include:

Cushion Design – Art & Textiles

Cooking & Nutrition –  Catering

Jewellery Design– Workshop

For more details on these projects please see this document: CDF Y9 curriculum

Introduction:

The Creative Design Faculty

The Creative Design Faculty is made up of several departments that include Design & Technology, Media Studies, Art & Design and Photography.  The curriculum offered is designed to be inclusive for all and mirror skill sets that are reflected in industries.  The pathways offered enable students to opt into their preferred skill sets following Y9 and it is possible for the more creative student to study more than one subject at GCSE level.   The suite of subjects all follow into post 16 within the faculty or offered in other establishments in the Cabot Learning Federation.

For more details please see this document : CDF KS4 curriculum