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Design Technology

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY STATEMENT

Design Technology is inspiring, rigorous and practical subjects. Using creativity and imagination, students design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.

Students acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on other subjects such as Mathematics, Science, ICT and Business. They learn to become resourceful, innovative and capable citizens.

High-quality Design Technology education makes an essential contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth, health and wellbeing of the nation and through evaluation of products, students develop a critical understanding of their impact on daily life and the wider world.

Facilities

The department has four specialist rooms:

  • Two multi-material workshops, fully equipped to teach Product Design
  • A CAD CAM computer suite including a laser cutter, a 3D printer and a vinyl cutter
  • A multi-purpose design and engineering room

If you would like to get in touch, please e-mail: ipr@westfield.academy.

Curriculum Map

DT Curriculum Map

Learning Journey

DT Learning Journey

Parent Curriculum Information