Design Technology

Curriculum Intent

In Design Technology, our curriculum intent aims:

to provide a curriculum that inspires creativity, innovation and resilience. Units of knowledge will:

Investigate where materials come from and their properties.

Engage in an iterative process of designing and making to meet the user’s needs within a context.

Develop understanding of past and present designers, social, moral, environmental and cultural influences.

By the end of their journey at Christ the King, students will be equipped to progress onto further education and a professional career within the design industry.

 

Curriculum Plan

Curriculum Map 2022 23 DT

 

Student Learning Journey

DT Student Learning Journey

 

Exam Board Information

Key Stage 4

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/design-and-technology/gcse/design-and-technology-8552

Key Stage 5

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/design-and-technology/a-level/design-and-technology-product-design-7552

 

Reading List

Design Technology Reading List

 

Career Links

We will soon be updating this page so that you are able to see what future careers/prospects you could undertake if you continue to study this subject at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

 

Subject Leader Information

Subject Leader: Mrs Sarah Tapp

Email: stapp@christtheking.notts.sch.uk