Technology

 

Year 7

Students in Year 7 receive one hour of technology a week. They will fulfil a project in product design and in food technology. Through these two subject areas we will aim to accomplish the following:

1. Enhance design and development skills through a variety of techniques.
2. Develop knowledge and experience of using CAD/CAM.
3. Embed understanding of what a healthy diet looks like.
4. Learn how to prepare and cook a variety of dishes that meet the criteria for healthy eating.
5. Develop practical skills in both the Food Technology room and the workshop.
6. Understand properties and functions of a variety of materials.
7. Learn how to produce a quality product.

Students can attend extra curricular STEM club which is run by technology and maths.
Pupils are required to bring in their own ingredients for food technology lessons.

Year 8

Students in Year 8 receive two hours of technology a week. They will fulfil a project in product design, textiles and in food technology. Through these subject areas, we will aim to achieve the following:

1. Enhance design and development skills through a variety of techniques.
2. Develop knowledge and experience of using CAD/CAM.
3. Embed understanding of what a healthy diet looks like.
4. Learn how to prepare and cook a variety of dishes that meet the criteria for healthy eating.
5. Develop practical skills in both the Food Technology room and the workshop.
6. Understand properties and functions of a variety of materials.
7. Learn how to produce a quality product.

Students can attend extra curricular STEM club which is run by technology and maths.
Pupils are required to bring in their own ingredients for food technology lessons.