Engineering Technology Curriculum

Staff members with responsibilities

Mr S. Thompson - Head of Engineering Technology

Mr C. King - Technology Teacher

Miss L. McDonnell - Technology Teacher/ Assistant Year Leader


KS3 curriculum

Years 7 and 8

Food Technology
Cooking and nutrition.

Diet and health.

Making changes.

Engineering Technology

Design and make tasks using appropriate CAD software programmes.

Generating technical drawings to communicate ideas.

Properties of materials.

Engineering Technology (cont)

Performance of structural elements .

Mechanical systems.

Changes in movement and force.

Electrical and electronic systems.

Computing using electronics to embed intelligence in products.


Homework will be set at least twice per half term.


KS4 curriculum

Year 9, 10 and 11 (G.C.S.E. and BTEC)

Students are entered for:-

GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition - Years 9, 10 and 11.

AQA GCSE Product Design - Year 11.

AQA GCSE Design and Technology - Year 9 and Year 10

Foundation course in Engineering / Technology - Year 9.

BTEC Technical award in Engineering - Year 10 and Year 11.

GCSE Engineering - Year 11.


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Qualifications gained:

GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition.

GCSE Design and Technology.

GCSE Engineering.

BTEC Engineering.


Pathways into further education: 

Engineering and Technology can open up a wealth of ‘A’ Level courses and also lead to degree courses in Engineering, Graphic Design, Food, Textiles and Fashion.


Job Opportunities - See the panel below.

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Job opportunities?

Where can Engineering Technology take you?

Careers in Chemical




Power Generation


as well as careers in Food, Graphic Design & Fashion amongst many others.