Technology is an innovative, rigorous and practically accessible subject. Using creativity and imagination, you will design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering your own and others' needs, wants and values. You will also develop skills and knowledge to prepare and cook healthy food devised for yourself and others.
We aim to prepare you to take part in the development of tomorrow’s rapidly changing world. Creative thinking encourages you to make positive changes to your quality of life and the life of others. The subject will stimulate you to become an autonomous and creative problem-solver, both as an individual and as part of a team. It enables you to identify needs and opportunities and to respond by developing ideas and making products and preparing food through a variety of techniques, materials and processes.
The subject includes the practical application of mathematical and scientific concepts combined with practical skills, and an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues together with industrial practices. This allows you to reflect on and evaluate present and past design and technology, its uses and its impacts. Technology will enable you to become a discriminating and informed consumer and potential innovator.