Design Technology

Who's Who?

Curriculum Leader: Mr D Bowers

Teaching staff: Mr P Lavin

Technican: Mr T Fox

Our Curriculum Intent

To create independent problem solvers who can display a variety of practical and creative skills that enable them to express their understanding of design, manufacture and the wider contexts associated with our subject.

To give individuals an understanding of the social, cultural and moral constraints involved in design and manufacture. To also have an awareness of how our actions affect cultures and the environment we live in.

Enrichment Opportunities

Trips to Jaguar Land Rover and London (V&A Museum and Design Museum) are often arranged as enrichment activities.

How To Support Your Child's Learning

Reading about the various areas of the subject.

Architecture, Engineering, Design, Manufacture.

Watching the news and documentaries such as Grand Designs.

Where To Go

Liverpool Museum.

All areas across Liverpool to see the listed buildings.

What To Watch

Grand Designs, The Repair Shop, The Great Interior Design Challenge & Design for Life

What To Read

Out of the Blue (Brunel University)

100 Things to Know About Inventions – In a Nutshell

You Can Draw Tom Gates with Liz Pichon

ClearRevise AQA GCSE Design and Technology 8552

Online Websites

Seneca Learning

BBC Bitesize

Technology Student

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