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Design And Technology

The Design and technology department is located on the second floor of the school building. There are three main areas within the department; the Food technology room, which has a computer suite leading to the Textiles room. Both rooms are purpose built and well resourced.

Design and technology is taught to all pupils in year 7 to 9. Pupils work in each material area on a rotation basis.

At the end of key stage 3; pupils are able to opt for various subjects to study at GCSE and other level 2 qualifications; these include Food preparation and Nutrition and Textiles technology. Cambridge National Awards in Health & Social Care and Child development are also taught in the department.

Pupils are encouraged to make sensible use of a variety of online facilities to inform their work.



Bakers Federation
New Foods
Food Tech
Food Online
Green Peace
Chilled Food
Food Forum
London Fashion Week
Fair Trade
Fashion Era