Design & Technology

Mr Marsh


Why Choose Design & Technology?

  • Design & Technology students will have the opportunity to design and make exciting and innovative products using a range of materials and techniques.

  • You will be able to use CAD/CAM facilities including Sublimation and Laser Cutting

  • An awareness and understanding of sustainability and environmental impact

  • Research and communication skills become an integral part of the Design & Technology student's skills and attributes.

Subject Content:

  • New and emerging technologies

  • Energy generation and storage

  • Developments in new materials

  • Systems approach to designing

  • Materials and their working properties

  • Using and working with materials

  • Specialist techniques and processes

  • Communication of design ideas

  • Prototype development

In order to be successful in this subject you will need to:

  • Have a flair design and practical work using hand tools

  • Understand that 50% of the course content is extensive written work

  • Appreciate that you lessons will be split between written theory work, IT computer design work and hand practical skills.