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Technology

“Every great design begins with an even better story.”

— Lorinda Mamo - Designer



 

Staff 

Miss Chloe Walsh – Head of Department 

Miss Hannah Walsh – Head of Department

Mr David Totten

Mr Thomas O'Donnell - Technician


 

The main aims for Technology & Design are:


To develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to ensure that students: become critical users of technologies, and designers and producers of designed solutions

To develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world



What stands out in our Technology department?


We concentrate on the use of machinery including our new laser cutter and 3D printer

We work on problem solving and producing design folders throughout Key Stage 3


We have two very important after-school clubs:

- Minecraft Club 

- GCSE and ALevel Support Club


 

What does our department offer?


- Key Stage 3 Technology and Design

- AQA GCSE Technology and Design – Product Design

- Occuaptional Studies – Carpentry including:

• Carpentry and Joinery (year 11)

• Bench Joinery (year 12)

- Occupational Studies – Engineering and Engineering Service including:

• Computer Aided Design (year 11)

• Manufacturing Techniques – Hand Fitting (year 12)

- Eduquas GCE Technology and Design – Product Design


 

Career progression


• Engineering

• Manufacturing 

• Construction 

• Architecture 

• Graphic designer


 

Inspirational people


  • Elon Musk

  • Steve Jobs 

  • Jeff Bezos

  • James Dyson

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