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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Design and Technology

Design and Technology at Don Valley will allow pupils to use cross-curricular links to create practical outcomes using a range of media to prepare and inform them for the modern world. 

Design and Technology offers the opportunities of …

• Creativity and innovation

• Practical skills using a range of tools and equipment

• Problem solving and resilience

• The use of digital technologies such as CAD/CAM

• … and so much more

Design and Technology at OADV allows our pupils to combine problem solving, creative thinking and design skills through practical investigation. Technology is rigorous and demanding and enables students to develop expertise and abilities to engage positively in the designed and made world. As they progress through the Academy they will learn about design principles, manufacture and principles about how to improve the world. Students will also be introduced to advanced techniques including digital technologies such as CAD/CAM.

Design and Technology Knowledge Organiser