S1/S2 Craft, Design and Technology
Our S1/S2 course is design to build a range of skills throughout the 2 year course. We want the pupils to have the chance to experience the range of equipment. The course will cover the following skills.
Graphic Communication: Free hand sketching, Rendering, Using Drawing boards to create accurate drawings. Producing drawings on the computers using CAD/CAG software. Producing presentation work manually and using Desktop Publishing software
Design and Manufacture: Use of hand tools and machines within the workshop. Safe working practice. Designing a product considering the restrictions of the brief. Knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes.
The Course is taught through 3 main projects in S1 and 2 in S2.
Recording & Reporting
Click the link below to see the full PDF of the Spatula Design BookletBelow is the first Homestudy task.
For the first home study task pupils are asked to look at examples of cooking utensils and evaluate the design. Remember it can be other cooking tools: ladels, spoons, etc. Something with a handle and a part that moves or holds the food.
Look here for inspiration. This link takes you to the Bored Panda website. You could also do a web search for “Unique Spatula” and choose from the results.
This Video is a good example of how Aesthetics can change a product. The skills shown in this video are relevant to the skills that we cover in our courses.