Design Technology - Secondary

From designing objects for a commercial market through to clothing, furniture and food, Design and Technology equips students for their future by encompassing practical life skills and encourages students to be make appropriate decisions and solve problems.

We believe that Design and Technology is at its core all about creativity and imagination. Students learn to design and make products taking into account the modern world and needs of others, allowing them to access a plethora of careers in the growing area of the creative industries and engineering

The department aims to create the environment and the opportunity for all students at Key Stage 3 and 4 to develop their creative and manufacturing skills in a wide range of media and materials.  They should be able to communicate their ideas and designs and to learn practical and skillful ways in which to manufacture their concepts. 

Every project will allow all students to stretch, develop and challenge themselves to become independent learners.  Students will be challenged to experiment and try ideas that do not always guarantee success but embed a culture of learning from mistakes being more valuable than not stretching oneself beyond knowledge already attained and of being afraid to make a mistake. All students will be encouraged to take part in competitions and to be as active as possible in the workshops, D&T Clubs and other practical activities. The D&T Department aims to be a place where every child could achieve to the best of their ability and learn, develop and explore their creative ability.

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