Key Stage 4

This course will provide Year 9-11 students with the opportunity to be creative and innovative as they develop new products. Students will develop knowledge of the complex relationships between design, materials, manufacturing and marketing.

This GCSE explores new and existing technologies. In order to provide students with a relevant knowledge of industrial techniques. Students will have access to workshops that are fully equipped with the latest tools including CAD/CAM facilities.

This course consists of two units, one of which students will carry out a major design project, producing a design portfolio and a working prototype of their product (60% of the final grade). There will be one exam unit that will count towards 40% of the final grade.

KS4 DT

Key Stage 5

In Year 12 & 13 students are able to study Product Design. This course will provide students with the opportunity to be creative and innovative as they develop new products. Students will develop knowledge of the complex relationships between design, materials, manufacturing and marketing.

This A level explores new and existing technologies. In order to provide students with a relevant knowledge of industrial techniques. Students will have access to workshops that are fully equipped with the latest tools including CAD/CAM facilities.

KS5 Product Design