KS3 Creative Technology (Yr 7)

Curriculum Overview


Point in Year

Unit of Work Title

Starting Point

Curriculum Content

Core Knowledge

Curriculum Content

Core Skills

Mid-term and FinalĀ  Assessments

Rotation 1

Food- Basic Skills & Nutrition

Safety in the kitchen.

Healthy Foods

  • Using Kitchen Equipment
  • Eatwell plate/ Dietry Needs
  • Nutrition
  • Food Hygiene & Storage
  • Specifications


  • Knife skills- fruit salad
  • Designing in Alessi Style
  • Evaluating made dishes
  • Batch Production

Midterm Assessment: Scones Practical

End Assessment: Savoury Rice Practical

Rotation 2

Engineering- Wood Project

Safety in the workshop. What is Engineering?

  • Timber theory.
  • ACCESS FM & Task Analysis.
  • Hand Tools usage and safety.
  • Designing to a brief.
  • Using hand and power tools safely.
  • Testing and evaluating.

Midterm Assessment: Theory Test

End Assessment: Students produce a Pencil Holder.

Rotation 3

ICT- Basic Skills

All about Me

How to Operate:
  • Powerpoint
  • Excel
  • E-Safety
    • Hyperlinks & Animation
    • Sorting and filtering data
    • Using formulae
    • Creating 2D Drawings

    Midterm Assessment: About me presentations.

    End Assessment: Spy School module.