Design and Technology

Department Curriculum Overview
KS3 KS4 A’Level
Y7 Y8
Electronics Students will use futuristic technology. They will use PC’s to create unique designs and then use the 3D printer to bring them to life. Students will design and make their own ‘Spy’ style alarm. AQA Design and Technology: Electronic Products Last exam 2018 AQA Systems and Control Last exam 2018 Last re-sit 2019
Food Students make a wide range of practical savoury dishes. Students develop more complex food practical skills as well as learning about nutrition and how to conduct sensory analysis tests. OCR Food and Nutrition Edexcel Design and Technology: Food Technology
Product Design Fantastic Plastic Project students will design and make their own thermo setting plastic photo frame as well as designing and making a mobile phone or tablet stand. Students will use computer aided design programmes to address a range of tasks and turn their ideas into reality by using a wide range of resistant materials including woods, metals and plastics. AQA Product Design AQA Product Design
Textiles Students will explore recycling and design and make a decorative panel to be sewn onto a T-shirt. Students will use computers to design a cushion and cut the fabric with laser technology. They also get the opportunity to make their own buttons. AQA Design and Technology: Textiles AQA Design and Technology: Textiles

Vision: Design and Technology at All Saints is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world. Design and technology provides opportunities for students of all abilities to combine designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding in order to create quality products.