DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
At Aston Manor Academy, Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the ‘design and make’ world.
Design and Technology has cross-curricular links with most subjects taught at AMA, whether it is practical or theoretical, through different elements of teaching. The vision is to see students progress in their own way, no matter what their background, culture, or upbringing. Bringing students’ ‘Character and Culture’ together is what will help them develop in design and technology, expressing their talents through designing and making, regardless of ability. We are focused on giving students the tools, knowledge, and skills they need to become more effective, more experienced, and more efficient learners.
In KS3, students follow a carousel system covering four disciplines of D&T. With a close focus on the National Curriculum, we offer a broad range of projects that cater for all students, regardless of ability. The transferable skills acquired will support students to achieve in all walks of life, and help develop confidence and independence. Through designing and making, Design and Technology at Aston Manor Academy allows students to be all different, all equal and all achieving.