Monday November 18th, 2019
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Design & Technology

In Design and Technology we aim:

  • To promote an environment of creativity and provide the opportunity to develop transferable skills.
  • To help students progress through active learning and practical application of our subjects.
  • To enhance and broaden minds to prepare students to meet the demands of design technology in the rapidly changing world.
  • To gain an understanding of political, social and environmental factors in order to encourage thoughtful, informed and enterprising young people.

Our Faculty has a clear vision: our raison d’etre is outlined here

Click here to download details about KS3 Design and Technology GCSE courses and content.

Further details can be obtained from the Faculty Leader

Exam Board Information:

Resistant Materials – AQA
Textiles – AQA
Food Technology – AQA 

Health and Social Care

BTEC Health and Social Care is an ideal qualification for those students who want a broad background in health and social care or are considering a career in the care profession. A wide range of topics from the health and social care industry are covered giving a broad introduction to the subject and opening up a wide range of possible careers in care related industries. Examples of employment which a BTEC in health and social care might lead to include: nursery nursing, social work, care assistant work and working with children.

Exam boards:BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social care (2 year) – Edexcel
BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Health and Social Care (1 Year) – Edexcel
BTEC Level 2 First Award in Health and Social Care – Edexcel


Year 8 Homework Sheets:
Year 8 Textile Home Learning
Year 8 Food Home Learning
Year 8 Resistant Materials Home Learning

Health and Social Care Team:
Judy Kirk – Team Leader
Click here to download more details about the courses and the content for Health and Social Care

Faculty Leader: Jemma Hitchcox

Design and Technology Team:

  • Judy Kirk – Team Leader Health and Social Care
  • Russell Boulton
  • Patrick Smith
  • Sasha Thacker
  • Douglas Chapman – DT Technician

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