Key Stage 4
Students opting for Design & Technology at this level can choose from Graphics, Resistant Materials, Home Economics, Product Design, Textiles, Hospitality & Catering and BTEC Construction
BTEC First Level 2 Award in Construction
The Edexcel BTEC First Level 2 First Award in Construction is equivalent to one GCSE.
Key Stage 4 Hospitality and Catering
This course allows students to develop and extend their hospitality and catering skills in a vocational context.
Key Stage 4 Graphics
This OCR GCSE provides an innovative and imaginative qualification, inspiring and motivating pupils through a broad and coherent course of study.
Key Stage 4 Home Economics
This is a popular course with a high success rate at GCSE A*-C. Students usually cook every week enabling them to build up a good skills base to use in their coursework, these reflect the topic studied that week.
Key Stage 4 Product Design
This OCR GCSE Product Design course contains four units and leads directly into the OCR A Level Product Design course which again is suitable for students interested in either Resistant Materials or Graphic Products. The success rate at GCSE A*-C remains consistently high.
Key Stage 4 Resistant Materials
Design and Technology is a practical subject area which requires the application of knowledge and understanding when developing ideas, planning, producing products and evaluating them.
Key Stage 4 Textiles
Students who choose to take GCSE Textiles study the AQA specification which encourages students to produce creative and innovative designs.