Manual Arts promotes the development of hand skills and safe work practices in the workshop. The skills acquired will be a valuable asset in the home and transfer to hobbies and other activities as well as providing a knowledgebase for transitions into workplace environments. Students will develop their skills to interpret diagrams and instructions enabling them to make a variety of small projects. Students are expected to make design decisions on each of their projects. A key focus is the development of accuracy and pride in measuring, cutting and finishing projects.
Students will begin with practicing/revising wood joints before beginning a project in wood work.
Students will revise wooden joints, complete their term one project.
In addition to revision of wooden joints and completing projects and begin new projects. Students will be learning a little about engineering as they design and build a bridge for the Aurecon Bridge building Competition.
Revise wooden joints. Complete projects.