Curriculum Intent Summary

Art Design and Technology offers a curriculum which will engage and enthuse a passion for creative subjects. Providing opportunities to explore and learn from practical activities ADT enables students to develop technical skills, and subject knowledge focused around   materials, Art and Design History. This will include using the tools and techniques to create physical outcomes. The disciplines are aimed at nurturing the talent required to become the creative influence of the future. 

Please find below a link to an Art, Design and Technology Video. The video is to share with you what students will be learning over the Spring Term.
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Construction 

Book Ends 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Lap/comb joint 

Marking out 

 

Cars 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Use of templates and jigs 

Developing accuracy 

Marking out 

Chopper 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Use of templates and jigs 

Improving accuracy 

Use of machine and hand tools 

Setting up machines 

Marking out 

Plane 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Use of templates and jigs 

Fine tuning accuracy 

Use of machine and hand tools 

Setting up machines 

Lap, halving, bridle joints 

Marking out 

Knowledge:- 

Tools – Identify and safe use and storage 

Knowledge:- 

Perspective Drawing 

Knowledge:- 

Floorplanner 

Knowledge:- 

Construction science and Math 

Knowledge:- 

Risk assessment 

Knowledge:- 

Exam focused knowledge 

(Core Principles of construction) 

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Construction 

Joint Skills Practice 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Lap, comb, halving, bridle, dovetail, mitre, mortice and tenon. biscuit joints 

Setting up machines (pillar drill, mortice) 

Working with accuracy 

Marking out 

Assessment Frame Practice 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Lap, halving, bridle, mitre, mortice and tenon joint 

Setting up machines (pillar drill, mortice) 

Working with accuracy 

Using setting out rods 

Introduction to lathe work 

Marking out 

Knowledge:- 

Construction Science (Unit 2:- LA A) 

 

Material science linked to loading and temprature 

Knowledge:- 

Construction Math (unit 2:- LA B) 

 

Construction site math linked to calculating area, volume, measurement, algebra and application of graphs 

Knowledge:- 

Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA A) 

 

What in the construction industry? 

Section identification 

Role within the industry 

Case studies 

Knowledge:- 

Exam focused knowledge 

 

Low rise building and how to build them – Substructure and superstructure 

Knowledge:- 

Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA B) 

 

Researching and writing a client brief for a new house development 

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Construction 

Assessment Frame (Unit 5:- LA B) 

Skills:- 

Selection and use of tools 

Lap, halving, bridle, mitre, mortice and tenon joint 

Setting up machines (pillar drill, mortice) 

Working with accuracy 

Using setting out rods 

lathe work 

Marking out 

 

 

 

Knowledge:- 

Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA C) 

 

Designing a new house to meet a client brief 

2-point perspective drawing 

CAD design 

3D Printing 

Produce evaluation 

 

Knowledge:- 

Safe use, knowledge and storage of joinery tools, materials and equipment (unit 5:- LA A) 

 

Evidencing knowledge of tools, materials, equipment, fixing and glues using in Joinery 

 

Knowledge of PPE and risk assessment