Design & Technology

Design and technology is about generating ideas, planning, making, and testing to find the best solutions.

It involves researching the needs people have and trying to fulfill these needs by using knowledge, skills and resources. It is concerned with problem solving where there are no right or wrong answers. It is a subject which spans the curriculum. It draws on knowledge and skills from many other subjects, in particular science, mathematics, English and art. It offers opportunities to work with a variety of materials and to acquire a range of skills.