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Design & Technology

Investigate a host of different influences on design and technology,  gaining a real understanding of what it means to be a designer.

You’ll take part in both practical and theoretical study and enjoy opportunities to put your learning into practice by creating a variety of products.

The concept of sustainability is also introduced as well as learning about the impact of different materials on the environment and the increasing need for products to be environmentally-friendly.

Lessons take place in our well-equipped, custom-built, Design and Technology school – including a spacious workshop and extensive CAD/CAM facilities.

This subject is for you

If you enjoy problem-solving, being creative and are keen to develop your skills through a combination of practical and real-world design challenges.

 You will be excited by new challenges and open-ended problems.


  • 50% coursework
  • 50% exam

 Exam Board

  • AQA