• KS1/2: 8 hours per 6 week block. 
  • Year 7/8 on rotation (32 hours per year)
  • Year 9 on regular timetable (2 hours per fortnight).

Biennial Schedule for KS1/2

In order to cover the range of the art and design and design technology curricula, we have planned a two year sequence from year 1 to year 6.

Notes

  1. bold text indicates Design Technology National Curriculum
  2. non-bold indicates Art and Design National Curriculum
  3. drawing skills are explicitly taught in each art/design/DT topic.
  4. colour is revisited regularly – in each art week. 

2020-2021 KS1/2 cycle:

Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Year 6
Autumn 1PaintingPaintingTextilesTextilesFood TechnologyFood Technology
Autumn 2Mechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
Mechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
PaintingPaintingTextilesTextiles
Spring 1CollageCollageMechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
Mechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
PaintingPainting
Spring 2Food TechnologyFood TechnologyCollageCollageMechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
Mechanical Systems
(sliders and levers)
Summer 1TextilesTextilesFood TechnologyFood TechnologyCollageCollage
Summer 2portraits including mixed mediaportraits including photography / digitalportraits including mixed mediaportraits including photography / digitalportraits including mixed mediaportraits including photography / digital

Art Schedule for KS3

RotationYear 7Year 8Year 9
1Keith Haring
(pencil and clay)
Chris Ofili – Stephen Lawrence
(textiles)
Identity
(Technical drawing)
2Georgia O’Keefe
(observational drawing)
Bob and Roberta SmithLinocut outcome / clay outcome

KS3 Fitness and Nutrition Overview

At KS3, the food technology elements of the National Curriculum for DT are taught within Fitness and Nutrition. 

Last updated September 22, 2020