Design and Technology Club

Staff Member RC (SS supporting for enterprise)
Y11 and Subject Leaders to support
Time and Day
  • Wednesday 3-4pm
  • YEAR 7 – Year 10
Aims of the course
  • Experience the use of modern technology
  • Develop knowledge of hand tools and machinery
  • Learn to design and print in 3D and laser cut designs
  • Give hands on practical skills in modern manufacturing processes used in industry
  • Create products to sell at fairs and markets as of an enterprise project
Skills you will learn
  • How to nest and tesselate shapes to prevent waste during design and manufacturing to prevent waste.
  • How to operate the latest HPC laser cutter machine
  • How to use computer aided design and computer aided  manufacturing software
  • Develop skills in drawing and constructing in 2D Design Tech-soft. Google sketch-up and laser cut software
  • Designing and marketing items for the full design and business journey
  • Developing fine motor skills using tools and making techniques 
What you will need
  • An open mind, learning by making mistakes along the way is celebrated
  • Interest in discovering the world of modern technology in manufacturing
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