If you choose to study any of the D&T courses at KS4, you will experience working in different disciplines and learn a wide range of design and practical skills. Students can choose from: Food & Nutrition, Product Design and Textiles.
Specification GCSE (9-1) WJEC Eduqas Course Description As part of this three year GCSE course, students complete the Jamie Oliver BTEC Level 2 in Home Cooking skills.
To help inspire students, we take trips, for example, Food & drink shows at Earls Court, the V&A museum, the Design Centre and Clothes Show Live in Birmingham.
Design & Technology - Fashion & Textiles is a brand new course that has been updated to include 21st Century technologies.
The accredited specification equips students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to cook and apply the principles of food science, nutrition and healthy eating. Eggs theory Hygiene and safety Practical sessions include designing and making exciting breakfasts, salads, packed lunches, healthy cakes, pizza and more.
The course involves students looking at the chemistry of food as well as the nutritional requirements of different consumer groups. In year 11 Students have 2 practical assessments and a final written examination. Development of flavour and ingredient knowledge, presentation skills, gluten and starch, various methods of heat application.
They can research exciting dishes which they may get the opportunity to create.
Specification GCSE 4555 Course Description This 3 year GCSE Design and Technology: Product Design course enables students to design and make products with creativity and originality, using a range of materials and techniques. This is a controlled assessment project consisting of a single design and make activity selected from a range of exam board tasks.
The underpinning skills are theoretical knowledge and designing and making. Consumer issues, Branding, Safety, Human Factors and Sustainability Material focus – Paper and card Printing and packaging methods Design & Make task – based on manufacturing in quantity, e.g.
The course is built upon a multimedia approach so students use materials such as paper, card and a range of plastics for modelling and making realistic products. This is sat at the end of Year 11 and tests students’ knowledge and understanding of materials and processes through a combination of short, long and design response questions. Charity and Fundraising The very nature of this course is about looking at the world around us, in particular people and products.