Design and Technology provides students with the chance to develop good design, creativity and practical skills. The facilities for learning are excellent.
Key Stage 3
The course is designed to give every student the opportunity to learn basic presentation skills. We focus on the design process and graphic techniques.
In Year 8, students are asked to design a tablet stand witch is adjustable to accommodate a number of differing gadgets. Students also make a steady hand game which includes traditional woodwork, graphics and the use of soldering and electronic components.
In Year 9 students have to decide which subjects to follow at GCSE. Students have the choice of Design Technology or Graphics.
Key Stage 4
Design & Technology
This subject provides students with the opportunity to solve problems using wood, metal and plastics in our workshop.
They learn about the materials and manufacturing processes used to make a wide range of everyday items. They then use those techniques to design and make their own products.
As part of their study pupils will look closely at industrial processes, manufacturing and design philosophy.