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Design & Technology

Design & Technology

We teach Design & Technology to

  • Engage and enthuse our learners with Science Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects
  • Create globally conscious and ethical design
  • Solving real world problems in a variety of contexts
  • Combine practical and intellectual skills with an understanding of aesthetic, technical, cultural, health, social, emotional, economic, industrial and environmental issues
  • Research past and present design and use it to develop their own design ideas.
  • Give young people the skills and abilities to engage positively with the designed and made world and to harness the benefits of technology.
  • Learn how products and systems are designed and manufactured, how to be innovative and to make creative use of a variety of resources including digital technologies, to improve the world around them through design and manufacture.
  • Give students the opportunity to apply what they learn in Maths and Science - directly preparing them for a career in the engineering and design sector.

Curriculum Map

Year 7 8 and 9 Design Technology and Food

Year 10 Design and Technology

Year 11 Design and Technology

Year 10 Construction

Year 11 Construction

Year 10 NCFE Engineering

Year 11 NCFE Engineering

Year 12 Product DesignYear 10 Hospitality and CateringYear 11 Hospitality and Catering