Welcome to the Design & Technology Department

Our ambition is for all our students to use creativity and imagination to make products that solve real and relevant problems considering the needs of others. Pupils will learn to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens. Students will develop a crucial life skill that enables pupils to feed themselves and others affordably and well, now and in later life.

Our core values are Hard work and kindness, develops the creative, technical and practical expertise in our students that enable them to pursue successful, healthy and fulfilled lives.

As students of D&T we work hard

We contribute actively to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of ourselves, our community and country through problem solving. We take risks and so become more resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable. We develop an understanding that will enable us to become discriminating consumers of food and design products, enabling us to participate responsibly in society in an active and informed manner.

As teachers of D&T we work hard

We cultivate safe learning environments where we fuel students’ curiosity about the best of what has been said, written and done in the field of design. We encourage students to develop their creativity and imagination and help students to use this to solve problems. We scaffold learning in ways that help students to develop their skills, knowledge, understanding and evaluation. We build resilience and support them to develop their own ideas and challenge them to never give up.

As students of D&T we are kind

We are growing up together. We explore together, discuss ideas together, and value each other’s opinions. We are empathetic and respectful young people who appreciate the diversity in our school and in our community and consider the environmental impact of our actions.

As teachers of D&T we are kind

We are role models for our students keeping up to date with the latest information on our subject. We enjoy the privilege of sharing their journeys, helping them to develop their sense of responsibility and respect for themselves and the world around them

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