DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Design Technology is a compulsory subject at Key Stage 3. Pupils are taught in mixed ability sets, and will study 3 modules of work on a rotational basis. Each module will deliver key skills and knowledge as well as focus on specific aspects of the design process. Pupils are taught in a very practical way, experimenting and working with a range of different materials, to produce high quality functional products.

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Year 7

011aFood – a healthy pizza that meets the “Eat Well” plate

Textiles – a storage wrap

Resistant Materials – a thermometer and pencil holder

Year 7 recipes 2017-2018

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Year 8

Food – developing scones

Textiles – a screen print & embroidered bag

Resistant Materials – trivets and mechanical card

Year 8 recipes 2017-2018

Year 9

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Food – design and make cup cakes

Textiles – an appliquéd cushion

Resistant Materials – storage box using CAD/CAM

Year 9 Recipes 2017-2018


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Years 10 & 11

In Year 10 Design Technology is an option subject. Pupils can choose from Food Preparation & Nutrition, Textile Technology, Graphic Products, Resistant Materials or Child Development. Pupils have 5 one hour lessons a fortnight. All the Design Technology subjects follow the AQA syllabus. These syllabuses can be downloaded from the AQA website.

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Please follow this link to see photos of the Christmas Stockings made by the Year 10 Textiles pupils Christmas Stockings 

 

 

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Please follow this link to see additional photos of some of our other D & T projects D&T Photos