Design Technology has specialist rooms to implement the subject area, a food technology room, a textile room, an electronics room and a workshop with a CAD/CAM area. A computer suite is also available for use within Design Technology. The Design Technology staff has a wide range of experience with which to deliver the curriculum at all.
Key Stage 3
Within KS3 the pupils have 2 lessons a week within the carousel system. The pupils get to experience and gain skills and understanding of the three subject areas, Food, Textiles, Graphics/RM. The carousel operates on a termly cycle throughout the whole of KS3.
Some of the projects pupils can expect to complete include:-
- Healthy Foods.
- Pastry and Cake methods.
- Food Hygiene.
- Soft Toy Manufacture.
- Wall Hangings and Decorative processes.
- Recycled Clothing.
- Key Ring Manufacture.
- Box Construction.
- Mechanisms & Levers.
Key Stage 4
At KS4 pupils can choose from the following options:-
- Textile Technology GCSE
- Hospitality & Catering BTEC (See separate entry)
- Engineering BTEC (See separate entry)
- Engineering Diploma (See separate entry)