Education Projects 2


Learners practice and develop their bench room skills which includes the use of traditional hand tools, power tools and the classic fixed woodworking machinery.  This learning is developed in project assignments through the year that are designed to allow the students to focus on a series of different skill sets required in the workshop environment. All projects have some elements of design detailing and/or problem-solving, At least one project will require students to fully design and make a wooden artefact in response to a brief.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Respond to a design brief, by identifying requirements; proposing and developing solutions; planing the making phase through to completion of artefact/project.

  2. Comprehend the principles of product research and costing as they apply to the design and manufacture of wooden artefacts.

  3. Demonstrate conceptual and practical design skills in the development and articulation of creative, sustainable and innovative projects.

  4. Demonstrate skill and ability to safely use a broad range of hand and machine processes to make and finish high quality artefacts of wood.

  5. Develop competence in identifying, integrating and undertaking all stages of the manufacture of a wooden artefact. 

  6. Practice woodworking jointing techniques that are appropriate to the secondary school environment.

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