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TECHNOLOGY

In Design and Technology the curriculum aims to encourage imagination, inspire creativity and enthuse pupils to be curious about all aspects of Design and Technology.  The curriculum covers a range of both focused and pupil led tasks with the main focus to develop their problem solving skills beyond their ability, work independently and understand that their choices of materials and processes have a wider social, moral and economic implications.  This is underpinned by carefully chosen theoretical knowledge.  This aims to prepare pupils to have the resources to effectively equip them for the challenges of future life with creativity, passion and aspirations which enable them to thrive in the jobs of the future. 

 In Food technology leading to a KS4 study of Hospitality and Catering the curriculum ignites imagination, inspires creativity and excites pupils to be passionate about food through a range of both focused and pupil led tasks.  The main focus is to develop their practical skills beyond their ability, work as part of a team and understand that their choices of ingredients and processes have a wider social, moral and spiritual implications.  This is underpinned by carefully chosen theoretical knowledge.  This aims to prepare pupils to have the resources to effectively equip them for the challenges of providing themselves and others with sustainable, nutritional and ethical food choices.