Welcome to the Design & Technology Department!
Welcome to the N.U.S.A. Design and Technology Department, where all students have the opportunity to explore and develop new skills and techniques supported by a range of specialist staff. Throughout the year students experience the different technology areas as they build up their skills and techniques before choosing their options.
- Two multi-purpose Resistant Materials rooms with a range of different equipment including a laser-cutter
- Electronics room
- Textiles studio with a range of Bernina and Janome sewing machines
- Food Room and Training kitchen
Support for students
The department offers a range of opportunities including catch-up sessions, clubs and other activities. We are here to support the learning and progress of all students in the Academy. Please contact a member of the D&T Team for further details.
Scheme of work
Design and Technology is a creative, technical and diverse subject area.
In Key Stage 3 (years 7-8), students study Resistant Materials, Food Technology and Textiles Technology over the year on a rotation basis.
- Year 7
- Year 8
In Key Stage 4 (years 9-11), students have the options to pursue the following courses:
- GCSE Product Design
- GCSE Electronic Products
- GCSE Food Technology
- GCSE Catering
- GCSE Child Development
- BTEC Engineering