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15/10/20

Year 8 students performing their Haunted House composition. https://t.co/Qpqr0SHDqf

15/10/20

Final day of learning in our temporary building at Whatley Avenue. https://t.co/srMjroz7jK

15/10/20

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

Year 7s battled the rain to compete in the house hockey competition. Well done to Butler house for winning. Thank you to Chris from and Jack Turner, Wimbledon and GB hockey player for refereeing. https://t.co/aulvWI1Job

09/10/20

Our virtual Prospective Parents Evening 2020 is now available to view online https://t.co/IOkCi7D7cC https://t.co/dNwYIcbe5e

09/10/20

Just arrived! Our new film introducing our staff and students https://t.co/TQyHtxhse3

09/10/20

Retweetd From Harris Wimbledon PE

The 1st round of the house football competition took place yesterday. It had an incredible turn out and after a slow start, goals eventually started going in. Next week will be the final 3 games, who will become the year 7 house football winners! https://t.co/vkKpNE7oIX

07/10/20

Our virtual Prospective Parents Evening 2020 is now available to view online https://t.co/IOkCi7D7cC https://t.co/RopD5oryrD

07/10/20

Our Harris Experience students are about to embark on a voyage of academic growth like no other! Through a variety of opportunities, they will develop; gaining confidence to deliver their authentic voice. Destination: Oxbridge and the Russell Group Universities. Kudos! https://t.co/eMIUcLi7KB

06/10/20

Language leaders are developing their vocabulary over and above what they learn in lesson. Their aim - to teach Spanish to local primary school students. https://t.co/OaGplTS6qL

06/10/20

LEGO League robots are nearly constructed, now time to learn how to code... https://t.co/w8BeF99RuL

05/10/20

Students in Year 8 have been writing some fantastic essays about the English Civil War. Here’s Sara’s essay on the causes and her Try Now; learning how to write like a historian! https://t.co/z4ANQM63zw

30/09/20

The PE department leading on extracurricular sport - this morning Table Tennis! Very popular with our Year 8s https://t.co/a0o557iK6X

24/09/20

Be part of the Harris Academy Wimbledon! Learn more about us by joining our virtual Prospective Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 6th October. In addition, we will be holding Virtual Open Mornings. Visit: https://t.co/aVDzkxfjFc further information and to register. https://t.co/BnmeQHybMk

23/09/20

The first outcomes of exposure printing / cyanotypes from the Year 7 Photography Enrichment group https://t.co/AGeFf6NLbM

18/09/20

Congratulations to Aaryan , who completed the GSL Summer Catalyst programme over the summer. Aaryan worked extremely hard to achieve all six certificates. Well done! https://t.co/0rGP2SvWSZ

17/09/20

Extracurricular clubs kicked off this week! We’ve had a range of clubs from Netball to Scientific Drawing where students have learnt to draw an anatomically correct heart - complete with a real heart to inspire! https://t.co/j3Mxh19gdx

15/09/20

An update from the new build! https://t.co/vZrrXwLyPO

06/09/20

For those using the coach service from South Wimbledon, students should arrive for their designated departure time. School will officially start at 10.30am but students arriving on their own at HAMD should aim to be at the school for 10am.

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Technology

Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, students design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.  

Students learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens. Through the evaluation of past and present design and technology, they develop a critical understanding of its impact on daily life and the wider world.  

The Key Stage 3 Technology curriculum must:

Design:  

·         Use research and exploration, such as the study of different cultures, to identify and understand user needs  

·         Develop specifications to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that respond to needs in a variety of situations  

·         Use a variety of approaches [for example, biomimicry and user-centred design], to generate creative ideas and avoid stereotypical responses  

·         Develop and communicate design ideas using annotated sketches, detailed plans, 3-D and mathematical modelling, oral and digital presentations and computer-based tools  

·         Plan meal plans in response to a client’s needs applying the principles of nutrition and health and the knowledge of seasonal ingredients 

Make: 

·         Select from and use specialist tools, techniques, processes, equipment and machinery precisely, including computer-aided manufacture  

·         Select from and use a wider, more complex range of materials, components and ingredients, taking into account their properties  

·         Create dishes designed for a specific client, showing technical ability and understanding of the kitchen and the food groups. 

Evaluate: 

·         Analyse the work of past and present professionals and others to develop and broaden their understanding  

·         Investigate new and emerging technologies  

·         Test, evaluate and refine their ideas and products against a specification, taking into account the views of intended users and other interested groups  

·         Understand developments in design and technology, its impact on individuals, society and the environment, and the responsibilities of designers, engineers and technologists  

Technical knowledge: 

·         Understand and use the properties of materials and the performance of structural elements to achieve functioning solutions  

·         Understand how more advanced mechanical systems used in their products enable changes in movement and force  

·         Understand how more advanced electrical and electronic systems can be powered and used in their products  

·         Apply computing and use electronics to embed intelligence in products that respond to inputs [for example, sensors], and control outputs [for example, actuators], using programmable components. 

 

 

The Key Stage 4 Technology curriculum must: 

Design:  

·         Identify and solve their own design problems and understand how to reformulate problems given to them  

·         Develop specifications to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that respond to needs in a variety of situations  

·         Build key nutritional knowledge in order to plan meal plans in response to a client’s needs.  

Make:  

·         Select from and use a wider, more complex range of materials, components and ingredients, considering their properties. 

·         Be able to join metals. 

·         Students can create their own dishes designed for a specific client, showing technical ability and understanding of the kitchen and the food groups. 

Evaluate:  

·         Investigate new and emerging technologies  

·         Thoroughly test, evaluate and refine their ideas and products against a specification, taking into account the views of intended users and other interested groups  

·         Understand and act on developments in design and technology, its impact on individuals, society and the environment, and the responsibilities of designers, engineers and technologists  

Technical knowledge: 

·         Understand and use the properties of materials and the performance of structural elements to achieve functioning solutions  

·         Understand how more advanced mechanical systems used in their products enable changes in movement and force  

·         Understand how more advanced electrical and electronic systems can be powered and used in their products 

·         Apply computing and use electronics to embed intelligence in products that respond to inputs [for example, sensors], and control outputs [for example, actuators], using programmable components. 

 

Please click here for Year 7 curriculum guide

Please click here for Year 8 curriculum guide