Course Overview:

Students take part in the following projects: Basic Food Skills, Healthy Eating and Safety, Robot project, Moisture Sensor and Mobile Phone case. Students learn a number of different skills which are built on in Year 8.


Enrichment Ideas 


Suggested reading 

  • Design: The whole story

  • Design: The definitive history

  • Fashion:The definitive visual history

  • Jamie Oliver 5 ingredients

  • Biographies of designers and chefs

Films & documentaries

  • Great british bake off

  • Masterchef

  • Inside the factory

  • Food unwrapped

  • BBC How to make

  • BBC The great british sewing bee

Cultural experiences

  • Big band fair

  • Visiting local food markets and food festivals

  • Goodwood festival of speed

  • Farnborough air show

  • New forest county show

Things to see and do locally


  • 1851 trust

  • Solent Sky

  • Beaulieu

  • Hovercraft museum

Top 3 Websites

Things we do

  • Run after school clubs. These include STEM club, Design club and Textiles club

  • Run an after school cooking competition

  • Share our love of the subject and what we do with our skills outside of teaching