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3D Design Curriculum 2020/21

KS3 Year 7

Autumn

Passive Speaker

Design Brief

Research, Design, Model and make a Passive Speaker using their own theme. Pupils will have their own

sketchbook to independently record their ideas. Pupils are encouraged to develop a repertoire of

skills and practical knowledge in a confident and creative way.

Spring

 Pupils work on a rotation through Food, Textiles and 3D Design therefore this will be repeated

each term

Summer

 Pupils work on a rotation through Food, Textiles and 3D Design therefore this will be repeated

each term

KS3 Year 8

Autumn

Design Brief

Research, Design, Model, and make an LED Lamp using a chosen theme. Pupils will have their own

sketchbook to independently record their ideas. Pupils are encouraged to build upon the repertoire of

skills and practical knowledge they developed in Year 7. Whilst continuing to expand their own

repertoire using new skills learnt in Year 8.

Spring

 Pupils work on a rotation through Food, Textiles and 3D Design therefore this will be repeated each

term

Summer

 Pupils work on a rotation through Food, Textiles and 3D Design therefore this will be repeated each

term

KS4 Year 9

Autumn

Rotation– WHOLE DEPARTMENT

Pupils will gain knowledge and skills through each specialism

Art//3D Design//Photography//Textiles

Spring

 Drawing techniques – AO3

Chosen Artist – AO1

Artist study page/annotate to meet GCSE criteria.

Rachel Ducker

Rachel Whiteread

Alice Ballard

LED Lamp designer

Summer

 MOCK ASSESSMENT – WHOLE DEPARTMENT

Pupils will put together a mock portfolio based around a set  or chosen brief. This will compile all 4

assessment objectives and be moderated across the department.

KS4 Year 10

Autumn & Spring

 Project 1

The students chosen theme  will encourage them to look at their checklist in detail to create a personal and meaningful response. Students should gain understanding into their chosen brief by research, specific artists/designers/sculptors, sketchbook layout and construction.

First hand observations. AO3

Artists/IDEAL analysis AO1

Maquettes/techniques/processes AO2

Students must work to a strict deadline and all work will be marked and finalised as a department.

Summer

 Project 2

The students chosen theme  will encourage them to look at their checklist in detail to create a personal

and meaningful response. Students should gain understanding into their chosen brief by research,

specific artists/designers/sculptors, sketchbook layout and construction.

First hand observations. AO3

Artists/IDEAL analysis AO1

Maquettes/techniques/processes AO2

Students must work to a strict deadline and all work will be marked and finalised as a department.

KS4 Year 11

Autumn

 Completion of Component 1

 A portfolio that shows explicit coverage of the four assessment objectives. The portfolio must evidence

the journey from initial engagement to the realisation of intentions and a selection of further work

undertaken during the student’s course of study.

AO1 AO2 AO3 AO4

Pupils will continuously work on sketchbooks and develop outcomes while acting on feedback given by

Teachers. All pupils to utilise sessions provided within the Department to improve and finalise

individual outcomes by December.

Spring

 Preparation for exam

Summer