Design and Visual Communications

Entry Requirements:

Open Entry


Year 10 Graphics is a programme of work that is stimulating and challenging for the students. Intended activities extend and reward all students whatever their interests, background and level of experience.

Topics covered will include:

• Freehand drawing
• Orthographic drawing
• Pictorial drawing
• Technical drawing conventions
• Presentation techniques
• The design process
• Use of modeling media
• An introduction to CAD

This introduces students to a broad range of skills including colour rendering and presentation of a final drawing.  Design and Visual Technology is one of the most versatile communication subjects.

Subjects this leads on to:

 NCEA Level One Design and Visual Communciations (Graphics)


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Timetable Confirmation (By House) Years 10-13, Wednesday 31 January

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