Key Stage 3

The teaching of Design and Technology at Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) see's the students gaining vital skills in all aspects of Design and Technology. Each year students rotate around all four Design and Technology subject areas, Engineering, Textiles, Hospitality and Design Technology. Students spend 10 weeks in each area.

During this time, students design and make a number of different products including desk tidy, decorative cushions, laser cut keyrings and lots of different food products.

During practical lessons students are taught a wide range of both traditional craft skills and use of specialist equipment and machinery. As well as practical lessons students will take part in theory lessons giving them the opportunity to develop their knowledge of materials and design processes.

Below are the projects students will complete:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Basic cookery skills

Intermediate Cookery skills

Advanced Cookery skills

Street Art cushion

Educational toy

Drawstring Bag

Desk tidy

Super Dog

Clock

CAD/CAM Keyring

Engineering Drawing CAD/CAM drawing skills