DESIGN and TECHNOLOGY – Developing creativity. Manufacturing innovation.
During KS3 students will undertake project based learning, to develop a range of theoretical and practical skills. Students learn to work both independently, and as part of a team. CAD/CAM is an integral part of all projects delivered at KS3, as is investigation, development and manufacturing. Students learn to design and make products that solve genuine, relevant problems within different contexts whilst considering their own and others’ needs.
At KS4 students will study exam based topics, whilst further developing their practical skills. Such skills include the effectivce use of CAD/CAM, approprate use of hand toold, 3D modelling and formal drawing techniques.
Pewter casting – students will design a range of possible outcomes, use CAD/CAM to develop a mold, and then cast a pewter keyring for a chosen client.
Designer influenced CAD mirror – Students will select a famous designer to base their mirror designs around. CAD/CAM is then used extensively to develop a final prototype.
Formal drawing techniques, along with a focus on traditional practical DT Skills. Key theory is also delivered through a range of engaging and challenging activities.
This year will introduce students to a wider range of skills that are covered within GCSE Design and Technology. They will gain valuable insights into key design and make skills including problem solving, creativity, generating ideas to meet a specific need, prototyping, CAD (inc. 3D printing and Laser cutting), manufacturing, environmental and social issues, alternative technologies, renewable technologies, and testing and evaluation.
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Admission Appeals At Wright Robinson College- September 2020
If you were not offered a place for your child at the college for September 2020 you have the right to appeal.
Parents who wish to appeal for a place at Wright Robinson should contact Mrs Duffy (0161 826 1026) to request an Admission Appeal Form and Appeal Guidelines.
Alternatively you may collect an Appeal Pack from the college gate staff during school hours.
The Admission Appeal Form must be returned to Mrs Duffy by Friday 27th March 2020.
Failure to return your appeal form by this date may result in a delay of up to 40 school days for your hearing.
Admission Appeals will be held:
Friday 1st – Wednesday 6th May 2020
Decision letters from the Appeal Hearings will be sent to parents by Friday 15th May 2020.