Technology & Design

In Technology and Design, pupils have opportunities to explore a range of topics and develop Whole Curriculum Skills and Capabilities. Pupils learn about:

  • Design

  • Communication

  • Manufacturing

  • Control.

Technology and Design encourages pupils to develop creative thinking and problem-solving skills by evaluating design proposals and selecting and using materials that are fit for purpose.

Pupils have opportunities to research and manage information effectively to investigate design issues. They also think critically and demonstrate creativity and initiative when developing ideas and following them through.

 

At Killicomaine we study the following over the three years:

Year 8

Pull-along toy

Key fob

Tower of Hanoi

Electronic badge

Graphics

Pneumatics

Year 9

Steady hand game

Model Vehicle

Board game

Graphics

Pneumatics

Year 10

Electronic timer

Novelty Clock

Solidworks