Design and Technology

Head of Department: Miss C Caldwell (acting)
Email: Ccaldwell@olsj.blackburn.sch.uk

Introduction

Through a variety of creative and practical activities, all pupils will be taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in a process of designing and making. They will work in a range of domestic, local and industrial contexts including engineering, manufacturing, construction, food, energy, agriculture and fashion.

Key Stage 3

Year 7

  • Engineering
  • Product Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Cooking and Nutrition

Year 8

  • Engineering
  • Product Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Cooking and Nutrition

Key Stage 4

Year 9

  • GCSE Design Technology - Engineering - AQA
  • GCSE Design Technology - Catering - WJEC

Year 10

  • GCSE Design Technology - Engineering - AQA
  • GCSE Design Technology - Catering - WJEC

Year 11

  • GCSE Design Technology - Engineering - AQA
  • GCSE Design Technology - Product Design - AQA
  • GCSE Design Technology - Catering - WJEC

Extra-Curricular

  • Scalextric 4 Schools
  • Cooking Club
  • PTC-Creo 3D Design
  • Young Engineers Club