What is Design Technology for at Meridian High School?
Design and Technology is a fantastic subject that offers students the chance to explore Food Technology, Textiles and Resistant Materials and experience a wide range of skills, materials and techniques at KS3 and then choose to move into GCSE as a qualification allowing more breadth of choice through the variety of materials available within Design and Technology.
Why does Design Technology as a subject matter?
Design and Technology is a fantastic subject, where students are excited to learn and explore. It provides students a platform to develop problem solving skills and grow in confidence. It is a broad subject which allows students the opportunities to develop their curiosities within the field of Science, technology, engineering and Maths(STEM) experimenting with electronics and construction projects.
What does Design Technology help young people to achieve?
Design and Technology provides young people with the skills to become independent learners and problem solvers. It gives them a springboard into many future careers within the science, technology and engineering fields.
Topics covered in Year 7:
- Health and safety
- Electronic cards
- Steady hand games
- Materials and sources wood
Topics covered in Year 8:
- Properties of materials
- LED project
- Materials and sources plastics
Additional learning resources:
- BBC Bitesize
In this section you can find a copy of every knowledge organiser for every subject, in each year group. This list is updated throughout the academic year. These are found via this link: