Design & Technology

Welcome to the Design and Technology Department
Design and Technology (D&T) is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world. Design and Technology is about providing opportunities for students to develop their capability, combining their designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding in order to create quality products. Within Design and Technology our students have the option to focus on a specialist area; Design, Food Preparation and Nutrition or Engineering.

Meet the Design and Technology Department
The department team consists of 7 members of staff. These are:

Miss J EdwardsHead of Department, Teacher of Food Preparation and Nutrition/Hospitality
Miss N HussainHead of Year 7, Teacher of Design and Technology and BTEC Engineering
Mrs T LarkinTeacher of Design and Technology and Food Preparation and Nutrition/Hospitality
Tom GrayTeacher of Resistant Materials and Design and Technology
Ms S HudsonTeaching Assistant
Mr P ReillyDesign and Technology Technician
Ms S MenendezDesign and Technology Technician

The Design and Technology aims:

  • To provide outstanding learning and teaching which enables all students, to aspire and achieve during their time and school and beyond;
  • To help students build on their strengths and overcome their weaknesses;
  • To provide students with a variety of experiences and the support they need to be healthy, to stay safe, to enjoy and achieve, to make a positive contribution and to achieve economic well-being;
  • To use the skills, knowledge, experience and talents of all staff to personalise the learning for each student;
  • To set high expectations of student behaviour and standard of work;
  • Wherever possible, teachers will encourage spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, through the curriculum or by other means;