Design and Technology
Design & Technology
Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, students design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art.
Food & Nutrition
Students will be taught how to prepare and cook a range of foods safely and hygienically within a kitchen setting. Students will learn what a healthy diet is, where some of their food comes from and how some meals are made.
Textiles Technology specifically develops pupils’ communication skills looking at creating effective annotated designs and ideas. Working with fabrics and stitch, pupils learn how to create functional products using a range of specialist equipment, processes and tools.
Students will learn how to create design briefs, how businesses convert design briefs to design specifications, and the application of technology to manufacturing.