Mrs F August
Head of Design Technology
|Mrs F Brown||DT Technician|
|Miss J Kendall||Teacher of Design Technology|
|Mr P McCaul||Teacher of Design Technology|
|Mr T Miller||Headteacher|
|Mr P Nutting||Teacher of Design Technology|
|Mrs D Ridgers||DT Technician|
|Mr G Scott||DT Technician|
Introduction to the Department
Design, develop, and make innovative solutions for everyday products. You will study a combination of resistant materials, systems and control and graphics.
Product Design is a suitable option for those wishing to pursue careers in design, architecture, fashion, electronics, engineering and interior design. You will study everyday products and what influences design.
Using this information as inspiration you will design your own products. Through making and modelling you will develop your practical skills. You will design using a range of new technologies including computer aided design and manufacture.
Key Stage 5 Information
Paper 1: Technical principles – 2½ hour written exam, 30% of A Level. A mixture of short and extended answer questions.
Paper 2: Designing and making principles – 1½ hour written exam, 20% of A Level. A mixture of short and extended answer questions.
Non-examination Assessment: A substantial design and make project, 50% of A Level.
• Warner Brother Studios – the making of Harry Potter
• National Design Competitions.