KS4 Course Overview Product Design

KS4 COURSE OVERVIEW - PRODUCT DESIGN

 

  Autumn Spring Summer
9 Product Design - (e-folios) Product analysis and the history of product design.  Innovation Challenge practice. Design Ventura competition - theme of 'Move.' USB Design and Make project. CAD-CAM Working with plastics. An introduction to working with Aluminium. Memphis Deign inspired storage product. CAD-CAM and working with wood and the use of KD-fittings construction.  Innovation Challenge practice.  Design principles - Ergonomics and Anthropometrics. Working with a range of prototyping materials and modelled practical prototypes. Designing with Electronic components and SMART materials - Case studies.  Innovation Challenge practice.  Unit A551 - Developing and applying design skills.  Students own choice of design product. 30% weighted unit towards final GCSE grade.
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