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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Horncastle

The Design and Technology department consists of  four full-time teachers who are supported by two learning support assistants.

Years 7 to 9 students follow the National Curriculum for Key Stage 3. The lessons are wide ranging and include topics from all facets of the subject.

Year 10 and 11 follow courses from the AQA examination board and these include Food and Nutrition and Design and Technology where students opt for either Product Design or Resistant Materials.

The department is well equipped to provide the courses and has subject specific rooms and a wide range of specialist equipment.

GCSE & A-level students are chosen to mentor students lower down the school. They give help and advice on coursework and support STEM activities. GCSE catch up sessions are run on a weekly basis to cater for any arising issues.

More able students are stretched & challenged on a lesson by lesson basis through innovative & exciting activities.


Lower school students are involved in a range of activities that cut across the STEM subjects. This year they have looked at activities such as: RAF Project X, Levers Arcade Game and the Lincolnshire Show Great Gardening Challenge.

Product Design Club

Lower school students enhance graphic design skills in a range of different mediums.