Design and Technology
Head of Department:
Mrs E Freear: Head of Design and Technology
Mrs J Crawford: I/C Food Technology
Mr A Gray: Design and Technology Teacher
Mr M White: Design and Technology Advanced Skills Teacher
Mrs R Craig: Design and Technology Teacher
Mrs Mrs. S. Amor: Design and Technology Teacher
Mrs C Calvert: Food Technology Teacher
Mr M Lewis: Design and Technology Technician
Mrs V Goodger: Food Technology Technician
Accommodation and Resources:
The Design and Technology Department is situated in the Y block where we have 3 specialist multimedia workshops and one specialist Food Technology room.
Key Stage 3 Curriculum:
At KS3 Design and Technology is split into 2 main areas. Students are taught Product Design which includes many areas of Design and Technology, such as electronics, resistant materials and graphic products in multi-media projects. Students also undertake Food Technology for half the year, where they learn about various aspects of food such as food safety, healthy eating and meal planning. Whilst in Food, students have an opportunity to develop their basic preparation skills through a variety of recipes.
Key Stage 4 Curriculum:
At KS4 Design and Technology splits into 3 specialist areas where students can chose to study a GCSE in Graphic Products, Product Design or Food Technology.
Students also have an opportunity to chose to study a GCSE in Catering.
Key Stage 5 Curriculum:
At KS5 students can study a GCE in Product Design.
Extra Curricular Activities:
After school workshops are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights after school. This is an opportunity for KS3 students to complete any unfinished practical work, and KS4 and KS5 students to attend sessions to enhance their controlled assessment or coursework.