Are you timetabled so that the students can rotate between your areas every year or do you have to teach one area in year 7 and then one are in year 8 etc? I don't see how students can achieve their highest level if they do food and textiles in year 7 and 8 and them RM and graphics in year 9 (for example) as once they have reached year 9 they would obviously have no skills in RM and Graphics and would probably be doing the skills that they should have done in year 7. At the moment we are trying to point this out to the powers that be as we are unable to rotate through all areas in one year due to timetabling. What does everybody else do? Most schools i know do rotate.