KS4 – Contextual Design Assignments

Assignment 00 – My Company

Click on the link above. This assignment focuses upon creating a brand for the student’s company. It also introduces students to the Design Industry and the possible jobs and careers available. An excellent assignment to introduce students to both the subject, careers and its opportunities and possibilities.

Contextual Design Activities

A range of tasks that can be used as either starters or as a basis for more detailed lessons, includes worksheets, resource sheets and supporting PowerPoints

Museums

  • Imperial War Museum
  • Natural War Museum
  • Te Papa Museum
  • British Museum
  • Design Museum

Railway Stations

  • Blackfriars Station, London
  • London Bridge Station, London
  • Birmingham New Street Station, Birmingham
  • Kings Cross Station, London
  • St. Pancras Station London

Design Movements

  • Brutalism

Urban Design

  • Bonn Square, Oxford

A range of tasks that can be used as either starters or as a basis for more detailed lessons, includes worksheets, resource sheets and supporting PowerPoints

The link above will take you the Contextual Studies – Home Learning section. These tasks can be used either as short class/research tasks or just for home learning. They are used to explore and build students understanding: