Curriculum Overview – Resistant Materials
Wooden toy boat
Pupils will design and make a wooden boat.
Key ring design
Pupils will research, design and make a key ring from acrylic and other materials.
Pupils will research, design and make a maze game.
Pupils will learn about the different types of movement, and learn about simple mechanisms.
Pupils will design and make a simple cam toy.
Shop counter challenge (structures).
Pupils will learn about the different properties of structures and shapes, and will test these to destruction recording their findings.
Pupils will design and make a clock from a design of their own incorporating a number of materials.
Steady hand game.
Pupils will design and make an electronic steady hand game. They will construct the electric circuit and make the game case from a plywood.
Year 10 & 11
Pupils are working towards completing either their AQA GCSE or Entry Level Certificate in Resistant Materials.