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Product Design at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Blurton)

Course description

The specification has been designed to encourage candidates to take a broad view of design and technology and to develop their capacity to design and make products.


Candidates must appreciate the complex relations between design, materials, manufacture and marketing


Candidates are provided with the opportunity to design and make a product in both years of the course.

Entry requirements

5A*-C including English, Mathematics, Science and Product Design. If individual qualifications vary, please consult Mrs Wilcox.


2 hour written exam

Coursework - approx 50 hours - design portfolio and manufacture outcome

Financial information

Bursary applications are means tested.

Future opportunities

Students may pursue careers in design and manufacture. Students can progress on to University to study design related courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Blurton) directly.

Last updated date: 08 October 2015
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Donna Wilcox
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01782 882249
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