Design & Technology is an ever-evolving subject area that impacts on everything we use, interact with and need on a daily basis. It involves the use of Mathematics, Science, Computing and various other cross-curricular links in order to solve real-life problems and relate to whole world issues; including environmental and social issues. Design & Technology encourages students to become creative, independent problem solvers with a capacity to work as individuals or as part of a team to achieve an outcome.
Career pathways through the study of Design & Technology are vast and include: Architect, Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Robotic Engineer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, CAD specialist, Quantity Surveyor, Automotive Designer, Aerospace Designer, Naval Architect, Games Designer, Property Management, Jewellery Designer, Civil Engineer, Software Developer, Desktop Publishing and many more.
Students are taught GCSE and A-Level Specifications through AQA (GCSE = 8552 and A-level 7552).
D. Bowers (Head of Department)
T. Fox (Technician)
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Nightowl sessions are offered.
Use of 6DT for additional learning is offered to sixth form students also.
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