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18/07/18

Tomorrow our Meridian Cup winners South House will be enjoying their reward trip to Thorpe Park! All students need to arrive by 8:15am and bring suncream! https://t.co/rXYmYCnFJe

18/07/18

2 nights of the most wonderful performances by the cast of students from Meridian High and Fairchilds Primary. Thank you to all parents and carers who came to support our students and their amazing teachers!! Bravo Team!! https://t.co/aOdjPTkc2T

13/07/18

Retweeted From George Watson

Amazing day with sports day; now getting ready for the year 11 prom for this evening and deciding on my sessions for tomorrow.

13/07/18

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

So proud of South House Winners of the Meridian Cup! https://t.co/GqaknWMmDh

13/07/18

And the WINNERS of the 2017/2018 Meridian Cup are SOUTH HOUSE!!! All south house students will be attending a reward trip to Thorpe Park on Thursday!!!! https://t.co/G68uQaKDe6

13/07/18

Sports day winners!!! WEST HOUSE!!!! https://t.co/AVGdhPFjB6

13/07/18

Anticipation!!! Who will win?? https://t.co/wHJcflDoWv

13/07/18

North vs South teacher tug of war! https://t.co/Fknw5vAPcX

13/07/18

East vs West teacher Tug of War! https://t.co/4ER0es79ee

13/07/18

Year 10 girls 100m!! What a win for east!!! https://t.co/Uj19XiigkS

13/07/18

Year 9 girls 100m https://t.co/qNbPqGA0XW

13/07/18

Year 9 boys 100m!!! https://t.co/auTelQIqpA

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! https://t.co/H9M2NrQN5N

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! Close call!! https://t.co/7o8qSdbOsM

13/07/18

Great 400m win for west!!! https://t.co/VneYu8cmQI

13/07/18

East win!!!! https://t.co/9yYVnI04Tq

13/07/18

West win!!!! https://t.co/l9pcSTuZ1y

13/07/18

East win! https://t.co/QQGhzOplKj

13/07/18

South win!!! https://t.co/Xc7IfKNXWf

13/07/18

West win!! https://t.co/v013WgcyDZ

Resistant Materials

What is Resistant Materials for at Meridian High School?

Introduction of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics club has enlightened and broaden the knowledge and understanding of the pupils. It has motivated our girls to be more involved in Design and Making process.

Why does Resistant Materials as a subject matter?

The subject allows pupils to think, design and make creatively. It helps them to understand the materials around them and prepare them for future careers in jobs like: Engineering, Mechanics, Carpenters etc.

What does Resistant Materials help young people to achieve?

As stated by Steve Jobs, "Design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service". This subject gives pupils fantastic opportunity to express themselves through their design and making skills. It builds appreciation for their environment and enhances their imagination.


Topics covered in Year 7:

  • Properties of materials
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 8:

  • Properties of materials
  • Processes
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 9:

  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 10:

  • Client profile and Target Market
  • Product Analysis
  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Topics covered in Year 11:

  • Sustainability
  • Client profile and Target Market
  • Product Analysis
  • Research
  • Properties of materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Processes
  • Production
  • Tools and machines
  • Health and Safety

Qualification title:

Technical Award Level 1/2 (Equivalent GCSE Grade)

Additional learning resources:

  • Access to ICT
  • Use of Internet for research
  • Access to textbooks