All students study two Design and Technology subjects on rotation for half a year each. They will study Product Design and Food Technology. These rotations will continue into Year 8, when the students will choose their GCSE subjects.
The block is 10 weeks twice in Product Design covering two projects in which skills are built in research, design, development, manufacture and evaluation. Skills are also built in CAD (computer aided design).
Projects completed include making key rings and Electronic Kit Toys in Year 7 and making Night Lights in year 8.