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St Andrew's RC High School

Respect, Happiness,
Confidence and Ambition

S3-4 Design Technology

Ambition, Confidence, Happiness and Respect.


This Course provides an engaging introduction to the design process in a technological context, in a way that allows for personalisation and choice. The course focuses on the following topics:

  •  The Design Process
  • Materials
  • Manufacturing
  • Environmental Impact
  • Technology

It allows them to continue to acquire and develop the attributes and capabilities of the four capacities, including: creativity, flexibility and adaptability; enthusiasm and a willingness to learn; perseverance, independence and resilience; responsibility and reliability; and confidence and enterprise. The Course provides progression from S2 CDT without having to choose an individual discrete subject.