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Design and Technology

The Technology Department is a modern, forward thinking department that engages students with a variety of different learning opportunities. Our students gain knowledge, understanding and practical experiences with modern design and manufacturing techniques. They develop links between design, technology and science through robotics, electronics and extracurricular STEM based projects.

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The department has very well equipped classrooms including a Robotics Laboratory that allows students to study design, manufacture and programme their own devices such as robots and drones.

Curriculum Offer

Lower School – Year 7 & 8

All students study Design and Technology in the lower school.

GCSE

At GCSE level students can study a range of Design and Technology courses.

Food Preparation & Nutrition GCSE – Exam Board - OCR F&N

Design & Technology GCSE - Exam Board - AQA 8552

Design & Technology: Textiles Products GCSE - Exam Board – Edexcel 2TT01

Cambridge National Award Level 2: Systems Control in Engineering – Exam Board - OCR CN

 

A-Level

At A-level students can opt to study a range of Design and Technology courses.

Design & Technology: Product Design (3D) GCE - Exam Board – AQA 2550

Design & Technology: Fashion & Textiles – Exam Board – OCR F&T

Level 3 Foundation Technical Level in Engineering – Exam Board -  AQA