S2/S3 Design & Manufacture

S2 Design & Manufacture

During the course S2 pupils will continue to develop an understanding of many aspects of Design introduced in the S1 course, including; the design process, analysing the brief, Design Factors, specifications, idea generation techniques & presentation techniques  as well as materials & manufacture.

The Ideas that are explored in the folio will lead pupils into the manufacturing stage.

Pupils will gain Knowledge & Understanding of:

  • different material; wood, metal, plastic
  • properties & uses of these materials
  • aspects of the design process
  • factors that influence design

and developed Practical skills in:

  • the correct and safe use of hand & machine tools
  • working accurately
  • using different design techniques
  • Working safely in a workshop environment

The projects currently undertaken in S2 are:

  • an aluminium and plastic desk tidy
  • a wooden storage unit
  • Product evaluation

S3 Design & Manufacture – Weather vane project

S3 D&M Weather vane project S3 Weathervane Weather vane metal D&M S3

S3 Stool Project

S3 D&M Stool project