In this unit, students learn a range of construction techniques while making their own wooden finger-joint boxes complete with paint-poured lids. They learn to fabric-line the interior of their boxes to improve the overall appearance. This practically oriented unit is designed to develop students' making skills in preparation for GCSE study.
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Assessment: Formative and summative assessment of learning are both organised around project-specific criteria, which are presented as a series of student-friendly checklists. Students receive regular feedback based on these checklists and they are encouraged to self-assess against them at every stage of the design process.