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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Design and Technology



Key Stage 3:

Pupils will cover five rotations each academic year:-

Rotation 1: Food and Nutrition

Rotation 2: Product Design

Rotation 3: Graphics

Rotation 4: Resistant Materials

Rotation 5: STEM

Key Stage 4: Year 10

GCSE Design and Technology

Autumn 1: Core Knowledge and understanding on the impact of new and emerging technologies.

Autumn 2: In depth knowledge and understanding of Product Design to support design and make activities.

Spring 1: Core skills for Product Designers. Pupils will develop and apply core skills in Product Design by a series of focussed practical tasks.

Spring 2: Pupils will be working with a variety of materials and processes

Summer 1: Pupils will be producing prototypes out of a variety of materials.

Summer 2: Set Task issued by WJEC and given to pupils, Research undertaken into existing products.

Year 11:

GCSE Design and Technology

Autumn 1: Identify design possibilities. Research and Analysis

Autumn 2: Design ideas and modelling.

Spring 1: Making of the final product 

Spring 2: Evaluating the final product



Specialities and Awards