designAims

  • To encourage an appreciation of the world of technology through the study of materials and processes
  • To foster creativity
  • To provide an equal opportunity for all pupils to study a range of subjects in the CDT Department
  • To allow pupils to derive enjoyment and satisfaction from practical work in a variety of media
  • To foster an appreciation of drawing and graphics as a fundamental means of communication and an important role in the design process
  • To develop in pupils an enquiring mind and an analytical approach to problems
  • To work safely while undertaking practical activities in workshops and technology rooms
  • To ensure that Technical Education makes a substantial contribution to the general education of pupils

Recent Developments

The main developments over the past few years have been:

  • Articulating 5 - 14 with the feeder Primary schools and applying appropriate assessment to S1 and S2
  • The introduction of a range of National Qualifications subjects at Access 3, Intermediate1 and Intermediate2 Practical Craft Skills and Intermediate 2, Higher level Craft and Design.
  • The reintroduction of Graphic Communication.
  • The introduction of new technology in the form of computers in all aspects of the courses; CAD, Graphics, research and presentation of work.

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Upcoming Events

21 Oct 2019
Staff Resume
23 Oct 2019
Pupils resume after Mid Term Break
29 Oct 2019
Parent Council Meeting 6pm
06 Nov 2019 4:30pm - 6:30pm
S1 Parents' Evening

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