Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 7-9 D&T


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Year 7

Push along toy

Recognising tools and learning new hand skills using timber.

Teacher assessed

Alien project

Introduction to systems using circuit boards. Soldering skills and designing

Year 8


Balance toy


Improving accuracy with hand and power tools. Introducing different materials and learning their key properties.

Teacher assessed focussing on design and research

CAD CAM Using 2D design and laser cutter.

Year 9 


Travel game

Measuring, marking out and accurate cutting of wood joints

Teacher assessed focusing on accuracy of dimensions and joint fit.