Key Stage 3 Overview

Graphic Products provides many transferable skills regarding visual communication and presentation of work. Design is all around us in our everyday lives and it’s important to be able to interpret information and understand key messages. Communicating across ideas (whether it be through drawings or verbally) helps develop creative thinking, problem solving and collaboration with others.

Subject Skills/Theory Project
Year 7 Drawing skills, colour theory, pictograms Road safety board game
Year 8 Technical drawing skills, presentation, surface developments (nets) Packaging
Year 9 Branding and typefaces, graphic based materials Travel game

Students learning will be assessed by end of topic test and a practical assessment of 3D outcome.

Key Stage 4 Courses

Students in Years 10 & 11 can study GCSE Graphics Visual Communication.

Details of this course is available from the linked resources on this page.