Technology

Vision

The Design and Technology department encompasses a variety of creative subjects at KS3, KS4 and KS5 as well as Social Science subjects at KS4 and KS5. Design and Technology encouraging students to problem solve, plan, develop ideas, create practical solutions and build on evaluation skills. We believe that through the subjects taught within the department students learn vital lifelong skills.

Keys Stage 3

All of the students have a double period of Design and Technology a week and will develop their skills in 4 different areas of our subject throughout the year on a curriculum rotation run over several weeks.

The subject areas experienced are:

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Hard materials
  • Electronics
  • Textiles

Key Stage 4

A wide range of subjects are offered at KS4 level developing on the skills learnt at KS3. These subjects include:

  • GCSE Product Design
  • GCSE Resistant Materials
  • BTEC Motor vehicle
  • GCSE Food Technology
  • GCSE Hospitality
  • GCSE Child Development
  • GCSE Health and Social

Key Stage 5

At key KS5 we currently offer the following subjects to further develop the students' skills and knowledge for future education and careers:

  • GCSE Product Design
  • BTEC Health and Social Care
  • BTEC Hospitality
  • CACHE