See our Design & Technology Curriculum below at Bentley Wood for KS3
Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, students design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art.
The national curriculum for design and technology aims to ensure that all students:
We offer a range of clubs after school. Students continue with projects they began in lesson or develop individual interests.
Key Stage 4 & 5 / Career Progression:
Food & Nutrition and Textiles are offered at GCSE. A Level Food Technology and other Design & Technology courses are available at a number of institutes in the area. There is a wide range of careers/interests for which Design & Technology subjects is relevant as well as developing basic life skills.
Numerous Design & Technology publications are held in the school library. Students are encouraged to read magazine articles (e.g. in Sunday supplements) and keep these. The Internet is also a valuable resource for researching well known designers and chefs.
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