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Design and Technology (DT)

Key Contacts

Mrs Dominique Rhodes – [email protected] – Subject Leader for Design and Technology

Mrs Helen Marsh – Teacher
Mr Craig Coulstring – Teacher
Ms Emma Holloway – Teacher
Miss Kate Rennie – Teacher

Mrs Theresa Mulvaney – Technology Technician 

Design and Technology is a thriving department which offers a wide variety of specialist subjects; Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles, Food and Electronics at KS3.  We then offer GCSE Design Technology and Food and Nutrition.

We are a popular subject amongst our pupils at Hanham Woods Academy and it enables pupils to analyse, design, create, model, develop, manufacture, reflect and evaluate.  These are skills that equip our pupils for further education and the technology driven world we live in.

Teaching arrangements
Year 7 and 8 groups receive 2 x 50 minute lessons each week

Year 9, 10 and 11 groups receive 3 x 50 minute lessons each week

KS3 work on a 7 week carousel. Each group will rotate five times to cover all the subjects within DT. At the end of year 8 pupils can opt to take DT at GCSE starting in year 9.

Extra Curricular

– Set design club

– KS4 lunchtime club Mon – Fri

– KS3 lunchtime club Mon – Fri

– KS4 NEA catch up Mon/Tues/Thurs

Useful links

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

Revision Guide – CGP Design and Technology

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