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KEY STAGE 3


The aim of this course is to engage students and encourage creativity through risk taking and a range of practical tasks which develop in content and challenge through the Key stages.



YEAR 7


Learning to Look and Fibres and Fabrics


Students understand how to communicate and generate design ideas through using nature as inspiration. Use of CAD/CAM and basic drawing skills. Through the Fibres and Fabrics project students will learn;





YEAR 8


Textile Entrepreneurs,  Dual Purpose textiles and The True cost of textile technology.



Key Learning;




YEAR 9


Festival Headgear, Para-triathlete design challenge and Wearable technology.


Key learning:



ASSESSMENT


All key stages are regularly assessed and given feedback in lessons either verbally or through the larking policy. They are assessed based on the national curriculum learning objectives, which they have a record of in their work booklets. Their assessment record is updated as they complete each objective and they are rated according to how well each section is done. They are given opportunity to improve their attainment.




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