Design and Technology at Weatherfield Academy
Students will participate in a varied curriculum,comprising of a series of mini projects.
All programmes of work will ensure that the special needs of the pupils will be met and that sensitive and appropriate levels of work will be set, and support given in order to maintain individual creativity, achievement, motivation and success of our students.
KS3 Food and Textiles and Resistant Materials
In KS3 the students follow a well planned programme of work, linking in with B Squared (assessment structure). KS3 students will experience a variety of different material areas, including plastic, wood and fabric.
KS4 Resistant Materials
In KS4 during the first term, the students will complete an AQA unit award covering Health and Safety in the workshop. Students will then learn how to work with a variety of different tools and machines to create different products from a range of material areas.
KS4 Food Technology
In Food Technology students study the practical and theoretical areas of this subject: looking at the food industry and engaging in Focused practical tasks which can be applied in real life.