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The Design Mark

The Design Mark

Evidence portfolio: Highworth Girls Grammar School

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BELIEFS AND VALUES ABOUT DESIGN EDUCATION

Status - 2 Values1: Community connections how does the school work with the wider community groups seeking to make potential design scenarios real?

Responses:

Why has this evidence been included?

KS4 projects were based on real life graphical design needs within the local community of Ashford.

A KS3 project developed to raise the level design work was utilised by advisors at a national level showing shared good practice

Community cohesion


What does this evidence demonstrate?

KS4 Graphics group designed a logo for Ashford Borough Council to be used & promote their annual ‘Festival in the Park’, used on all promotional material.

How students as part of a whole school exercise worked with Ward Henry Design to develop a idea into a corporate school logo.

 

Kent Music School developed and manufactured signage for the Jazz Orchestra

 

 

Support files:

Logo Design By Year 10 Graphics Products group.doc

New Highworth_logo(1).jpg

 

GCSE GRAPHICS ADSCENE COMPETITION.doc

   

Status - 2 Values2: Sharing practice in what way has the school demonstrated its commitment to sharing good practice locally?

Responses:

Why has this evidence been included?

To show how we share and support good practice with local schools and beyond.

Sharing good practice nationally - developing KS3 Case Study work


What does this evidence demonstrate?

Run courses for KCC DT teachers to promote and share good practice, project development, particularly in the field of CAD/CAM work.

Advising local schools when approached (usually they have been recommended to contact us) with CAD/CAM problems, use of facilities, project work,

A KS2 projects linked to local primary schools to allow them access to our facilities and expertise – Pizza design, make and package., Simple LED torch design and make.

P Tate in his AST role assisting Homewood school to raise the DT GCSE A-C grades from 14% to 50% in 2008. Working with Ellington School Ramsgate to establish a 3D workshop and train staff in the use of the equipment to achieve good effective project work.

Demonstrating our passion for DT to visiting students, teachers and other visitors.

Support files:

FW thanks to Design Technology Department.htm

GCSE results!.htm

RE Polyprop lamps.htm

design mark light(1).ppt