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Design and Technology

Design and Technology at The Royal: Product Design

Design Technology is a subject which gives students the opportunity to practice and develop a wide variety of skills and processes. Students learn how to gather research materials from a variety of sources and use their editing and analytical skills to sift through the information.

The Design Technology department is well equipped, with a wide range of tools and equipment continually under review.
Current teacher’s experience includes: Design Technology B.Ed (hons). City & Guild motor Vehicle studies (distinction). Five years experience in the manufacturing industry (Production Engineering). Fifteen years GCSE teaching experience and ten years experience teaching A’ level Design Technology and Electronics/Systems & Control.

Previous Product Design results have been very high with excellent value added scores.

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Y12 DT

Y13 DT

Celebration of Well-being and Character Development

Tuesday, 9 to Friday 12 July

The final week of term will be a celebration of well-being through a host of character development activities. The week begins with the senior school sports day on Tuesday, 9 July.

On Wednesday, 10 and Thursday, 11 July, students will take part in a variety of house competitions and activities that will give them an opportunity to enhance a variety of skills such as leadership, teamwork, problem solving, creativeness and resilience through enterprise, drama and STEM activities to name but a few. During these days, students will also be off site taking part in a number of different activities that encompass our school values such as supporting community projects in the surrounding area and taking to the outdoors for some outdoor and adventurous activities. The school year is brought to a close on Friday, 12 July, with our final house competition. Students will need to use all their skills they have been developing throughout the year and during the week for this end of year extravaganza. We can’t tell you too much about the day as it will spoil the surprise!