Graphic Design

These are the topics that are taught within Graphics at The Wordsley School.

Year 7

Taught Topics

  • Basic Graphic skills
  • Product Analysis
  • Designing skills

Assessment

Within this scheme of learning, students will be assessed on their creation of a Harry Potter book cover. This assessment will consist of:

  • Designing
  • Technical understanding and knowledge

Year 8

Taught Topics

  • Superhero themes
  • Designing skills
  • Computer Aided Design
  • 2D Design Programme

Assessment

Within this scheme of learning, students will be assessed on their creation of a CAD Superhero. This assessment will consist of:

  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Design

Year 9

Taught Topics

  • Shakespeare Set Design
  • Researching the work of other designers
  • Creating a net

Assessment

Within this scheme of learning, students will be assessed on their creation of a set design for a chosen Shakespeare play. This assessment will consist of:

  • Research
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation

GCSE Graphic Products (AQA)

Examination (60%)

Controlled Assessment (40%)