Design and Technology

Department Vision

'Life is a mountain of solvable problems and I enjoy that.' - James Dyson

We are focused on engaging our students to develop a high level of understanding of technical processes and material properties in order to design products that meet user needs for the future. 

Our exceptionally equipped workshops allow high levels of work to be produced at all levels.  We pride ourselves on delivering a curriculum that nurtures creativity and the Hub that supports independent learning with access to 3D computer suite, CAM laser cutters, 3D printing, CNC router, vinyl cutter, injection moulding, A3 scanning, A1 colour large format printing. 

To prepare Year 11's for their A Levels, please find a list below of complementary reading for this subject:

Product Design 'The Design of Everyday Things (The MIT Press)' - Donald A Norman