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Design & Technology

Food Technology 

Why is food technology important?  

 Food Technology facilitates an understanding of what the body requires to be healthy and function optimally.  A scientific approach is taken to preparing tasty and well balanced meals.  Food Technology will suit those who are creative and well-organised. Pupils will gain a deep understanding of how food is sourced, prepared and served and useful life skills.

 

Resistant Materials and Graphics

Why is resistant materials and graphics important?  

Design and Technology (D&T) enhances pupils’ understanding of materials such as plastic, wood and metal.  It also engages pupils with new technologies, including Computer Aided Design, manufacture and 3D printing. It encourages creativity, blue sky thinking and design potential. The subject provides a deeper understanding of how things are made and encourages pupils to be enterprising, resourceful and inventive.