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Welcome to The Design and Technology Department

Design & Technology is delivered by:

Mrs K. Bealby - Teacher of Art, Design and Food Technology
Mr D. L. Bird - Teacher of Resistant Materials and Engineering
Mrs P. A. Blackler - Teacher of Food Technology and KS3 Textiles
Ms L. A. Durkin - Teacher of Product Design and Food Technology
Ms L. Hebden - Teacher of Resistant Materials and Product Design
Mrs L. E. Lilliman - Teacher of Textiles Technology and KS3 Food
Mrs M. Manning - Learning support in Food and Textiles
Mr C. M. Payne - Teacher of Electronics and Engineering
Mr D. Waterfall - Learning support in Resistant Materials and Engineering.

There are specialist rooms for Electronics, Food Technology, Textiles Technology, Product Design, Resistant Materials, CADCAM Centre.

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Years 7 to 9 - Design and Technology

In years 7 to 9, students gain a wide range of experiences in Design & Technology.  They will experience design and making products in a number of specialist areas using a range of materials. 

The projects are:

  • Electronics (Introduction to electronics and to design and make an Electronic Sign in Y7; Design and make a Cyber Friend in Y9)
  • Food Technology (Y7, 8, 9 Progressive Skills; Y9 Equipment Technology)
  • Textiles (Y7 Decorative Picture; Y8 Cuddly Book; Y9 Interior Design)
  • Product Design (Design and make a Celebration Card in Y7; Design and make a travel game in Y8)
  • Resistant Materials (To design and make a boat and electric powered vehicle in Y7; A wooden Puzzle in a Box in Y8 and a Clock in Y9)


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