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

Key Stage 5


Reading List

Design Technology Reading List


Career Links

A career in Design Technology is a possibility when you have studied this course, especially if you go on to study this at Sixth Form. Technology is always changing and this course can provide you with the knowledge and skills required to undertake a variety of careers. These include:


Graphic Designer




Product Designer

Software Engineer


Subject Leader Information

Subject Leader: Mrs Sarah Tapp