Introduction to the Design & Technology Department
The Design and Technology Department is a very large, successful, forward‐thinking department. The Technology Department is housed in three separate buildings on both sites. The Engineering building contains a well‐equipped engineering workshop and two multi‐material classrooms. The Design & Technology building contains four multi‐material workshops. The Food/Textiles building has three food rooms and three textiles rooms. The Department has a wide range of equipment, which includes: Dehydrator, blast chiller, food processors, computerised embroidery machines, dye‐sub machine, welding and casting bay, spot welder, CNC mill, lathes, 3D printers, laser cutter, injection moulder, plastic recycling processor, PCB manufacturing suite.