Design and Technology

All students study this stimulating and varied subject. They experience designing through drawing, 2D and 3D CAD packages and via model making. Practically pupils work within a number of areas including Food, Textiles, Electronics, Wood, Metal and Plastics.

The Department has 8 well equipped learning areas, including a dedicated IT suite, where pupils design and manufacture using CAD/CAM.

At Key Stage 4 students have the opportunity to study a variety of highly successful courses, including GCSE’s in Design & Technology, Electronics and Food Preparation & Nutrition. The department also offers Level 1 & 2 Award in Hospitality & Catering and National level 1 & 2 Child Development.

At Keystage 5 the department offers A Level in Product Design, BTec level 3 in Health & Social Care and Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition.

Our aim is to provide the students with the very best teaching and facilities, to promote their confidence and competence across a broad spectrum of skills.

For further information about the courses run by the department please download the documents below.

If you require further information, please feel free to contact us via email:

Paul Mayfield, Head of Department 

Lesley James, Deputy Head of Department 

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