The department offers exciting and interesting courses at both AS and A2 Level. At AS Level, students will develop a portfolio of creative skills that includes investigating, designing and making. To support these areas they will cover design and technology in practice, which includes such areas as: materials and components, health and safety, and industrial practice.
In the A2 Level, year students investigate designing for the future, which will include areas such as sustainability and systems and control.
Students learn to:
- develop a broad view of design and technology
- develop their capacity to design and make products
- appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing.