Key Stage 3

Design and Technology

At key stage 3, students will design, make and evaluate products using a wide range of contrasting materials. Students have the opportunity to create innovative solutions to problems arising from the following material focus areas: food, textiles, and resistant materials. Through the work and projects undertaken, students gain an insight into the manufacturing industry and the work of professional designers. Students will develop skills in working safely with a range of tools and equipment as health and safety is central to all work that is undertaken in Design and Technology.