Design and Technology

Design & Technology

Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils 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

Pupils will be taught how to prepare and cook a range of foods safely and hygienically within a kitchen setting. Pupils will learn what a healthy diet is, where some of their food comes from and how some meals are made.

Textiles Design

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.


Pupils will learn how to create design briefs, how businesses convert design briefs to design specifications, and the application of technology to manufacturing.