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KS4 Product Design

Pupils in KS4 group will be working on a different design problems:


Practical:

  • Look at existing products of solving their design problem.
  • The use of modelling to investigate their design problem.
  • Produce an independent prototype for the problem.

Designing:

  • Have a variety of designs ideas using different techniques and software.
  • Use of different design techniques and technical drawings.
  • Use Computer Aided Design to develop creative and innovative design solutions.

Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following (in relation to each topic):

  • They will be able to find a solution for a design problem.
  • They can use a range of modelling techniques to investigate their design problem.
  • They can use a range of materials to produce a prototype.
  • Show high quality finish of their products.
  • They can analyse and evaluate their own work and that of others to justify their design ideas. .
  • Use of Computer Aided Design to develop design solutions.
  • Use Computer Aided Manufacture to produce their prototype.