Technology

Food technologyWho’s who within the team

Mrs V. Carefoot - Textiles/Food/Resistant Materials

Mrs L Bland - Food/Textiles

Mr Hursthouse - Technician

Curriculum Coverage at KS3:

All students have a taste of Textiles, Food and Product Design on a carousel system. The topics are reviewed at the end of each year and changed or altered accordingly.

The units completed in Y7 are as follows:

1 Food-Back to basics & healthy eating (FOOD).

2 Edible snacks (FOOD).

3 Puzzle in a box (PRODUCT DESIGN)

4 Monster Mini (TEXTILES)

5 Monster Tin (TEXTILES)

The units completed in Y8 are as follows:

1 Lifecycles (FOOD).

2 Properties of materials – chilled out (FOOD).

3 Key Ring / Jewellery project (PRODUCT DESIGN).

4 Culture Cushion (TEXTILES).

5 Upcycling project TEXTILES)

The units completed in Y9 are as follows:

1 Great British Bake off (FOOD).

2 Have your cake and eat it (FOOD)

3 Automata Project (PRODUCT DESIGN)

4 Funky Hat (TEXTILES).

Curriculum Coverage at KS4

AQA EXAMINING BOARD

Product Design 4557

Unit 1: Written Paper (45551)

  • 40% of total Marks
  • 2 hours
  • 120 marks
  • Candidates answer all questions in two sections
  • Pre-Release material issued

PLUS

Unit 2: Design and Making Practice (45552)

  • 60% of total marks
  • Approximately 45 hours
  • 90 marks
  • Consists of a single design and make activity selected from a range of board set tasks

Resistant Materials Technology 4562

Unit 1: Written Paper (45601)

  • 2 hours-120 Marks-40%
  • Candidates answer all questions in two sections
  • Pre-Release material issued

PLUS

Unit 2: Design and Making Practice (45602)

  • Approximately 45 hours-90 marks-60%
  • Consists of a single design and make activity selected from a range of board set tasks

Textiles Technology 4572

Unit 1: (45701)

  • Written Paper-2 hours-120 marks-40%
  • Candidates answer all questions in two sections
  • Pre-release material issued

PLUS

Unit 2: (45702)

  • Controlled Assessment-Approximately 45 hours-90 marks-60%
  • Consists a single design and make activity selected from a range of board set tasks

WJEC EXAMINATION BOARD

HOSPITALITY AND CATERING:

Title

Status

Unit

Assessment

Weighting

Assessment

Method

Catering

Optional

1

60%

Controlled

Assessment

 

 

2

40%

Written Paper

Hospitality

Optional

3

60%

Controlled

Assessment

 

 

4

40%

Written Paper

 

For further information about the exam specification please click on the link below:

www.aqa.org.uk

www.wjec.co.uk

 

Curriculum Coverage at KS5

AQA Product Design (3D) 2550

AQA Product Design (Textiles) 2560

WJEC Level 3 Diploma in Food and Science.