Technology and Design offers students the opportunity to:
develop and sustain their own creativity to investigate and analyse problems and propose design solutions;
develop a critical understanding of the influences of the processes and products of design and technological activity;
apply knowledge, understanding and the skills of design production processes to a range of technology activities and develop an understanding of industrial practices;
use ICT to enhance their design and technological capability;
Technology and Design provides a solid foundation for study, at a higher level, in a range of engineering and industrial design areas of practice.
It is strongly advised that students who wish to study this subject should have achieved a good grade at GCSE level and be proficient at drawing.
The department will follow the CCEA specification.