Subjects

Construction

Curriculum Content Overview

Year 9 – Design and Technology Suite – Materials Technology, Engineering and Construction.

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5 

Half term 6

Materials Technology – – Portable Speaker Project

Materials Technology – – Portable Speaker Project

Construction –  Tiling Board Project

Construction –  Tiling Board Project

Engineering –  Engineering Holder Project

Engineering –  Engineering Holder Project

Year 10 

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5 

Half term 6

Final Coursework Projects- Joinery

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Joinery

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Joinery

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Joinery

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Joinery

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Electrical and Bricklaying

Year 11

Half term 1

Half term 2

Half term 3

Half term 4

Half term 5 

Half term 6

Final Coursework Projects- Electrical and Bricklaying

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Electrical and Bricklaying

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Electrical and Bricklaying

 

Exam Revision

Final Coursework Projects- Electrical and Bricklaying

 

Exam Revision

Exam Revision

 

Curriculum Map

Year Group and Project/s Title/s What is the Intent of the Project/s? How will the project/s be Implemented? What is the impact of the learning?
Year 9 – DT Suite Apprentice Board Tiling Board Wallpapered Board Introduce pupils to tools, equipment and processes used in construction. Give pupils confidence in making mistakes and being able to learn from mistakes showing Resilience. Teaching pupils the responsibility of working safely in a workshop environment and working to the expectations of the industry and current legislation. Developing oracy skills in being able to articulate what they are completing and being confident in developing key terminology which are key when working in industry. Being able to work closely with other people developing relationships with colleagues. Allowing pupils to take risks when working on new machinery and manufacturing processes, giving them the confidence to be able to use the machinery safely and confidently. Introducing pupils to the world of construction to give them an understanding of what happens in the engineering sector in the real world. Giving them a buzz and passion about the industry and get them to realise the routes into the industry such as apprenticeships. Pupils are introduced to a range of construction materials and understand their properties and understand why products are made from a range of materials and learn about modern materials which are being continually developed. This links to pupils being able to understand the importance of sustainability when manufacturing and at the end of a products life span based on the push to be a sustainable society. Projects are completed in lessons and pupils complete booklets for each project showing and evidencing their knowledge and ability of being able to work with different styles of engineering drawing, demonstrating knowledge of manufacturing processes, which highlight the key quality checks which are to be completed through manufacturing of products. Pupils are able to evaluate and reflect on work to identify where improvements can be made to allow pupils time to reflect on how to improve in future projects. Staff feedback is given on project booklets and allows pupils to see targets that have been set going forward and for future projects Organising trips along side careers team to give pupils experience of the real world construction. Consistent teaching at a good level to be monitored by HOD/HOF Pupils gain an introduction and knowledge and understanding of the work of the industry and give pupils an introduction to high level skills at a younger age to allow them to understand the types of routes into the industry post 16. Pupils are able to show attributes of Ready to learn in lessons and these then become embedded as standard practice in lessons. Cultural capital- Linking and looking at companies who work in South Yorkshire.Making pupils aware of what is out there and planning for future careers in the industry.
Year 10/ 11 – Controlled Assessment Window Frame Brick laying Electrical Board Health and Safety Exam Revision Planning a Project Exam Revision Developing pupils knowledge to tools, equipment and processes need to complete the course and knowledge needed of processes for the exam. Continuing to develop pupils risk, responsibility, relationships and resilience (R2L) Pupils completing work which goes towards their final grade Developing on intent of Y9 curriculum Pupils complete projects within given timescales set by exam board. Development of pupils abilities  to be able to evaluate and reflect on work to identify where improvements can be made to allow pupils time to reflect on how to improve in future projects. Development and understanding of progress from previous year with Staff feedback is given on project booklets and allows pupils to see targets that have been set going forward and for future projects Consistent teaching at a good level to be monitored by HOD/HOF Implementation of exams specification knowledge Pupils able to complete coursework and pass exam successfully Send pupils out to play there part in the industry and be able to be successful Pupils able to get onto apprenticeships and subject relevant college courses