Year 7

The first project in year 7 is a quick practical task to make a novelty pen holder.  Pupils will first learn how to draw out the character on CAD and cut out using a laser cutter.  They will the move on to line bending the character using a series of jigs before adding their own base.

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The second project is an extended design and make task where pupils will also get the opportunity to develop their literacy skills.

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Pupils will be given the opportunity to work with a range of tools and equipment by designing and making a small mechanical toy.

This project is based on mechanisms, pupils learn about the different types of motion and how they can use linkages to create movement in a mechanical toy.

Follow the link below to see some examples of pupils work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OosLi1tL7rU

 

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The final project in year 7 is a metal key fob with a dip coated finish and customised packaging.  This project introduces pupils to basic metal work and allows them to be creative when designing the packaging.

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