Design & Technology
Key Stage 3
A GCSE ready Design and Technology student will be able to use creativity and imagination to design and make products which have a real-life application with a consideration of environmental impact, understanding and appreciating the relevance of green manufacturing. Having the ability to select the appropriate specialist tools, processes and complex materials, they will be able to independently realise their intentions and develop the technical and practical expertise to complete tasks confidently, creating high-quality products for a range of users, prompting them to consider how they will be responsible citizens. The KS3 curriculum offers opportunities to engage with past and present practice in design and technology and students will have an awareness and understanding of how to draw on a range of disciplines such as Maths and Science in the subject.
Key Stage 4
Please click on the link here to read the subject specification in the Options Booklet and watch the video below to find more about what Design Technology entails from the Head of Subject.