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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 wide range of Design and Technology courses.

Design & Technology: Food Technology GCSE - Exam Board – Edexcel 2FT01

Design & Technology: Electronic Products GCSE - Exam Board – Edexcel 2EP01

Design & Technology: Graphic Products GCSE - Exam Board – Edexcel 2GR01

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

Design & Technology: Resistant Materials GCSE - Exam Board – Edexcel 2RM01

 

A-Level

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

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

Design & Technology: Product Design (Textiles) GCE – Exam Board – AQA 2560

Design & Technology: Food Technology GCE – Exam Board – Edexcel 9FT01

Electronics GCE – Exam Board – AQA 2430

BTEC Level 3 Engineering (QCF) 2010 – Edexcel – BTEC Nationals

Level 3 Foundation Technical Level in Engineering   AQA