Art & Design Technology

Head of Department: Mrs L Fisher

Food Technology: Mrs N.Jeynes and Mrs R.Cartwright

Textiles: Mrs J.Warley

Materials Technology: Miss C.Williams

Technicians: Mrs T Wade and Mr M Harrisson

Art & Design Technology is an ever evolving department that allows our pupils to be creative, imaginative and inspired. Under the guidance of our talented and experienced staff, pupils are encouraged to independently investigate the subjects by taking ownership over their work and learning to develop complex ideas and skills in areas that interest them.

At KS3, in Years 7, 8 and 9 students are taught Food, Textiles and Resistant Materials in mixed ability year groups on a rotational basis. Art and Design is taught in mixed ability forms in Year 7 and ability sets in Years 8 and 9.

At KS4 the subjects offered are Food Preparation and Nutrition, Art Textiles, Art & Design, Design Technology GCSE and Materials Technology Tech Award

Extra-Curricular: Y7 -Cardiff Natural History Museum. Year 8 – The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Blists Hill. GCSE -Good Food Show, Cardiff Art Gallery, British Ironworks Centre and Jennifer Collier Workshop, Stem Club and Stitch Show Birmingham.

Lunchtime Sessions: Stem Club.

Afterschool: GCSE Y11- DofE Cookery, Resistant Materials, Textiles and Art & Design