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Year 9
Book Ends Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Lap/comb joint Marking out
Cars Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Use of templates and jigs Developing accuracy Marking out
Chopper Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Use of templates and jigs Improving accuracy Use of machine and hand tools Setting up machines Marking out
Plane Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Use of templates and jigs Fine tuning accuracy Use of machine and hand tools Setting up machines Lap, halving, bridle joints Marking out
Knowledge:-
Tools – Identify and safe use and storage
Knowledge:-
Perspective Drawing
Knowledge:-
Floorplanner
Knowledge:-
Construction science and Math
Knowledge:-
Risk assessment
Knowledge:-
Exam focused knowledge (Core Principles of construction)
Year 10
Joint Skills Practice Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Lap, comb, halving, bridle, dovetail, mitre, mortice and tenon. biscuit joints Setting up machines (pillar drill, mortice) Working with accuracy Marking out
Knowledge:- Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA A)
What in the construction industry? Section identification Role within the industry Case studies
Knowledge:- Construction Science (Unit 2:- LA A)
Material science linked to loading and temprature
Knowledge:- Construction Math (unit 2:- LA B)
Construction site math linked to calculating area, volume, measurement, algebra and application of graphs
Knowledge:- Exam focused knowledge
Low rise building and how to build them - Substructure and superstructure
Knowledge:- Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA B)
Researching and writing a client brief for a new house development
Year 11
Assessment Frame (Unit 5:- LA B)
Skills:-
Selection and use of tools Lap, halving, bridle, mitre, mortice and tenon joint Setting up machines (pillar drill, mortice) Working with accuracy Using setting out rods lathe work Marking out
Knowledge:- Construction Industry (Unit 3:- LA C)
Designing a new house to meet a client brief 2-point perspective drawing CAD design 3D Printing Produce evaluation
Knowledge:-
Safe use, knowledge and storage of joinery tools, materials and equipment (unit 5:- LA A) Evidencing knowledge of tools, materials, equipment, fixing and glues using in Joinery Knowledge of PPE and risk assessment

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