Main Office: 01423 887254
Sixth Form: 01423 818426

Design & Technology

Mr D Greenwood – Head of D&T and Engineering and BTEC Quality Nominee Assessor for BTEC Level 2 Engineering
Mrs C Annear – Teacher of Product Design and Engineering
Mrs R Bradley – Second in Department/Teacher of Textiles
Mr J Brennan – Teacher of Product Design, Engineering and Food Technology
Mrs J Harding – Teacher of Food Technology
Mrs A Miles – Teacher of Food Technology
Mr D Owen – Teacher of Product Design and Engineering and Lead Internal Verifier for BTEC Level 2 Engineering
Mr P Bullen – Technician for D&T and Engineering
Mrs J Johnson – Food Technician

Click here to view KS3 and KS4 Design and Technology and Engineering Curriculum Overview

KS5 Subjects in the Sixth Form

Course entry requirements

Students considering an AS/A2 course in Design & Technology would be expected to provide evidence of attainment to at least a ‘B’ grade at in the related GCSE course.
Course content AS A2

The Associated Sixth Form offers courses at Advanced Level and Level 3 in:

AQA A Level Design and Technology (product design)

AQA A Level Design and Technology (fashion and textiles)

WJEC Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition


The department provides a variety of opportunities for student to enhance and extend their technological activities through a variety of trips and events.

Examples include:
• Visits to the Clothes Show in Birmingham
• The Annual Harrogate Rotary Technology competitions

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Departmental Facilities

The department is located in a prominent single location on the ground floor. It consists of 5 specialist D&T classrooms, 2 open study areas with fully networked PCs, a department staff base and technician area.

G20 – Textile Technology
G21 – Product Design & Resistant Materials
G23 – Engineering & Resistant Materials
G24 – ICT Suite (Part of the ICT department located in D&T)
G25 – Electronics & Product Design
G26 – Food Technology