The Design Technology department offers a number of subjects to study specific skills and techniques for designing and making products.
Key Stage 3
In years 7, 8 students experience the following four subjects:
- Product Design
- Food and nutrition
They explore a range of techniques and topics specific to each area.
In year 9 students can opt for their favourite specialism to further investigate skills in designing and making
Key Stage 4
Textiles (Art Endorsed), Food and nutrition and (3D)Product Design ( Art Endorsed) is being offered at GCSE level as new option subjects in year 10 and 11. Students will be exploring skills and techniques specific to their option choice over the two years inspired by a variety of themes.
Key Stage 5
Textiles ( Art Endorsed) and 3D (Art Endorsed) is offered at A-level and builds on the GCSE course to offer comprehensive skills and quality techniques to a high standard under the Art endorsed assessment criteria. Students will investigate artists and themes to focus techniques and creativity over this two year course.