Technology


 Welcome to the Technology Department

Teaching Staff: Mr R Poots (HoD), Mr G Black, Mr J Ervine, Miss C McCann

Technology Design

 OVERVIEW

The goal of the Technology Department (TD) is for every pupil to fully develop their practical skills and knowledge relating to Technology. The subject is taught through a range of practical activities and projects, each with their own learning intentions. TD is further developed with graphical tasks and the inclusion of related knowledge (theory).

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 8?

Topic 1: Safety - Range of tasks to develop understanding
Topic 2: Perspex Dish - Use of machines, tools and materials
Topic 3: Christmas Item - Tree or Snowman. Energy and Control and Assembly Skills
Topic 4: ICT - Crocodile Clips (Electronic Simulation)
Topic 5: Castle - History/Mechanism Project
Topic 6: Pneumatic Systems - Use safety and assembly
Topic 7: Graphics - Oblique and single point perspective

Topic 8: Materials - Wood and Plastic

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 9?

Topic 1: Graphics - Main four types of 3D drawing
Topic 2: Perspex Forming - Line trending, for example, Desk Tidy, Photo Frame or Mobile Phone Holder
Topic 3: Night Light - Manufacture and use of PCB board plus range of electric components. Plastic Moulding/Vacuum Forming
Topic 4: Metals - Ferrous/Non-Ferrous/Pure and Alloy

Topic 5: Steel Fabrication - Paint Tin Opener, shaping, bending, finishing

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN YEAR 10?

Topic 1: Levers - Three types (elements) Information Poster
Topic 2: PCB Assembly - use of commercial PCB. Assemble equipment for Musical Money Box
Topic 3: Plywood Box Construction Technique plus use of milking machine and CNC mill
Topic 4: Bird House - joining construction and assembly
Topic 5: Metal Moving Car - basic engineering skills, lathe work, threaded bar
 
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