The Mall SchoolThe Mall School

  • The Mall School, 185 Hampton Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5NQ
  • Current Parents: 020 8977 2523
  • Prospective Parents: 020 8614 1082

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Design Technology

How do I make my rocket more areodynamic? Design technology asks your son to apply creatively his knowledge and skills to solve practical problems.

Design technology is a way of working in which your son will investigate a need, or respond to an opportunity, to make or modify something. He will use his knowledge and understanding to devise a method or solution, realise that in a practical manner, and evaluate the end product and the steps during the process.

Design technology is taught in a purpose built workshop which is being equipped with state of the art  equipment including a laser cutter, CNC milling machine and 3D printer.

Aims

  • An appreciation of design
  • An understanding of design and manufacturing processes
  • A commitment to sustainable and responsible design
  • A knowledge of the resistant materials and their working characteristics
  • An opportunity to work with tools and machinery
  • An understanding of the importance of creativity and how it enriches our environment