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Work for pupils isolating due to COVID-19 symptoms

The links below contain work and research suggestions from across the school curriculum

Design and Technology

 

Year 7 Connections Challenge – Design and Technology

Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring graphic design based on the theme of ‘celebrations’.

Follow this link on the technologystudent.com website to practice a whole range of graphic design skills.
https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_main1.html

You can also try the following links:
Shading techniques: https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_shade1.html
Styles of writing: https://technologystudent.com/designpro/grpsty1.htm

 

Year 8 Design and Technology
Over the next few weeks, we will be exploring drawing and graphical communication techniques to enhance your design skills.

The following link has a wealth of techniques for you to practise and develop your 3D drawing skills
https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_main1.html

More specifically, we will be looking at isometric drawing and 2-point perspective.
Isometric drawing - https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_iso1.html
2-Point perspective - https://technologystudent.com/designpro/twopers1.htm
https://technologystudent.com/designpro/twopers2.htm

 

Year 9 Design and Technology
Over the next few weeks, we will be enhancing your graphical communication techniques; both 2D and 3D. The following link has a wealth of techniques for you to practise and hone your drawing skills
https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_main1.html

More specifically, we will be looking at isometric drawing, 2-point perspective and rendering techniques.
Isometric drawing - https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/graphics_iso1.html
2-Point perspective - https://technologystudent.com/designpro/twopers1.htm
https://technologystudent.com/designpro/twopers2.htm

 

Year 10 GCSE Design Technology
Over the next few weeks, we shall be looking at electronic control. We shall focus on using PICAXE Editor 6 (free download) to develop control programmes.

In addition we will be improving our understanding and use of TechSoft 2D design.

PICAXE - https://picaxe.com/software/picaxe/picaxe-editor-6/

 

Year 11 GCSE Design Technology
Over the next few weeks we will be focusing on completing Section A (Investigating the task) and Section B (Design Brief and Specification) of the NEA. If you have completed these, you will be in a good position to start to generate some initial ideas.

Reference materials is on the shared drive. Additional guidance is available on:
https://technologystudent.com/despro_flsh/nea1.html