Technology, Design & Engineering

Departmental Staff

Head of Department

Mr D. Waring    BSc(Hons), PGCE

Subject Teachers

Mr K. Reid     BEd(Hons)

Miss D. McDowell    BDes(Hons), PGCE

Mr J. Doey    BSc(Hons), PGCE

Subject Technician

Mr M. Cinnamond     EngTech(HNCert)

Key Stage 3

All units of work within Key Stage 3 have been developed to enable the boys tohave a wide and fun experience of Technology & Design, whilst addressing all areas of The Revised Curriculum.

Year 8

  • Workshop Safety

  • Key Fob

  • Pocket Torch

  • Jitter Bug

Year 9

  • Graphics

  • Flywheel Fuel

  • Cartoon Face

Year 10

  • CAD Mobile Phone

  • Desk lamp

  • Rockets

Key Stage 4 : CCEAOccupational Studies

Occupational studies in Engineering with CCEA is undertaken extensively via practical workshop activities allowing students to work safely within an engineering workshop environment and gain practical experience with various engineering fabrication techniques.

Year 11

  • Hand Fitting

Year 12

  • Sheet Metal

Key Stage 4 : BTEC Level 2 First Award in Engineering

BTEC NQF Level 2 First Award in Engineering is undertaken via practical workshop activities allowing students to work safely within a workshop environment and gain practical experience of various fabrication techniques, together with classroom based activities.

The qualification is made up of:

  • Unit 1 - The Engineering World (External Assessment)

  • Unit 2 - Investigating an Engineering Product (Internal Assessment)

  • Unit 7 - Machining Techniques (Internal Assessment)

Key Stage 5 : BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering

BTEC Level 3 Subsiduary Diploma in Engineering is equivalent to one 'A' Level which is widely recognised both by Universities and Employers. The award is made up of 6 units:

Year 13

  • Health & Safety in the Engineering workplace

  • Electrical & Electronic Principles

  • Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

Year 14

  • Fabrication Processes & Technology

  • Applications of CNC in Engineering

  • Computer Aided Manufacture

  • Unskilled Operative

  • Semi-Skilled Operative

  • Skilled Operative / Craftsperson

  • Technician

  • Engineer - Research

  • Engineer - Product Design

  • Engineer - Tooling Design

  • Professional Engineer - Management

Career Paths