设计与技术课 Design & Technology
IGCSE的学生还一直在研究考试局规定的作品创作——创造一个有助于整理青少年卧室的产品。Jessie Z和Julia J在处于制作书桌整理器的最后阶段，祝愿她们早日完成。该阶段学生已经完成了课程的核心部分，包括从聚合物到金属的不同材料，以及设计师可以用来提高产品可用性的设计策略。现在我们已经进入了课程的最后一部分——论文和板书的扩展部分，学生们正在努力学习以便在考试前完成。
This term in DT has probably been my most exciting one in DT at Lucton School so far as at last the student NEA model making has not been affected by lockdowns! Y13 and Y 11 students have worked so hard to complete their projects on time and as the deadline looms they are working harder than ever! Their projects will all be on display at the Expressive Arts Showcase on Saturday the 13th May so please come and see them if you are available. The A Level group has been producing a wide variety of models, from a biomimicry inspired speaker to a fashion design interior space, with students creating fantastic quality models and sketches.
Y10 have taken the challenge of the IGCSE well - building on their knowledge from the first term. This term our class has become electronics geniuses after building their own electronic circuits and learning about the different components that we can use. More recently students have started developing their understanding of materials by exploring modern materials - such as smart materials, technical textiles, and composites, and how we can use those in our everyday lives.
The IGCSE cohort has been working on the set piece from the exam board - creating a product that helps organize a teenager’s bedroom. Jessie Zhao and Julia Jin are both in the final stages of making their desk organizers so let’s wish them luck as they finish off their projects! The class has finished the core section of the course, which covers many different materials from polymers to metals and design strategies that designers can use to improve their usability of their products. We have now moved on to the last part of the course - the papers and boards extension, and the girls are working diligently to complete this before their exams.
Y12 have recently started their NEA projects themselves, looking on to the Y13 as a vision of their own futures, and are spending time investigating possible design problems that they could solve with the product they will design. Already students have an assortment of ideas - improved storage in a medical facility, a redesign of the school shop, an ergonomic working space, and a pet home to name a few! Good luck Y12 - you will smash it!
Ms Lucy Byrne
设计与技术老师 Design & Technology Teacher