Design Technology at Felixstowe Academy
Teaching is designed to encourage an understanding of the economic, social, aesthetic, cultural and enviromental factors that contribute to the making of a product. This is acheived through practical coursework, formal instruction and discussion, and product research and analysis.
- Design and make tasks
- product design
- Designing skills
- making skills
A minimum of GCSE grade C design and technology in graphic products, resistant materials or textiles.
Entry into A2 requires A-C grades at AS level product design. Entry to A2 with a lower grade will be approved or declined in discussion with subject teacher and the head of sixth form.
Design open the door to many careers. It provides a solid foundation for a broad range of design courses, from product design, manufacture and engineer degrees, to art/graphics based courses and interior design. Employers and universities place great value on analytical and problem solving skills gained by students of design.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Felixstowe Academy directly.