Oakwood High School – Year 7 and Year 9 Online Subject Parents Evening will be held on Wednesday 21st April 2021. Please check on Go4Schools and work with your child to identify the Subjects/Teachers you would like to see. Further information on how to access your appointments will be sent nearer the time.
The booking system is now open. Please click on the link to access:- https://oakwoodhighschool.parentseveningsystem.co.uk/
NEA Controlled Assessment: You will learn how to use Fusion 360 to create exciting new products. You will develop your drawing skills, practical skills and CAD skills in order to produce your own unique product. Pupils need to be able to research and implement ideas independently.
Exam Paper: You will learn about materials and their working properties, industrial manufacturing processes, ethics and the environment, as well as aesthetics & ergonomics of products.
You will select suitable manufacturing processes for a range of products and justify your reasons.
NEA (35 hour classroom based non exam assessment) 50% of the total marks
Exam (2 hour paper) 50% of the total marks
Design & Technology teaches pupils to be critical thinkers of the products that surround them everyday. Instead of passively accepting products that are presented to them, the course allows pupils to challenge the way we do things and turn ideas into reality.
The creative industry is the most lucrative and in demand of all industries!
Lots of transferable skills for trades such as plumbing, carpentry and the building trade.
“I really like that the course isn’t all about the exam”!
Current Y11 pupil
“I like D&T because I love making things in the workshop”!
Current Y11 pupilHome