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Meadowhead School

Meadowhead SchoolAcademy Trust

Design & Technology

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."
Steve Jobs

You can see our students' work at our annual ADT exhibition - click here for some slideshows

 students' work in DT

In year 7 and 8 all students are taught based on a 5 project rotation per year which encompasses Product DesignFood, Ceramics and Textiles and last for approximately 7-8 weeks. Each of the projects are set up for the students to learn different skills in researching, designing and manufacturing with different materials.

 Design Tech students' work

In year 10 and 11 students choose to study in Design & Technology through the options process and most receive three hours of their chosen option per week. Presently we offer the following: GCSE Design & Technology, GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition and BTEC Construction and the Built Environment.