Through learning and undertaking activities in Creative Computing and Technology, the aim is for young people to become:
The importance of Creative Computing and Technology:
They combine practical and intellectual skills with an understanding of aesthetic, technical, cultural, health, social, emotional, economic, industrial and environmental issues. As they do so, they evaluate present and past design and technology, and it uses and effects. Through design and technology students develop confidence in using practical skills and become discriminating users of products, applying their creative thinking and learn to innovate.
Computing is taught to all students at Key Stage 3 and is an option choice at Key Stage 4.
As a school we pride ourselves on providing students with a range of opportunities to develop existing skills and knowledge that are transferable for the world of work. As a department the subject lends itself well to this. We have a range of external partnerships to enable those links to be made and facilitate consolidation of knowledge and learning. That business is fun and exciting, how enterprise skills fit into the world of business and understand how businesses operate. This is a KS4 pathway option.
Opportunities within Business include:
Mrs Z Freemen: Curriculum Leader Creative Computing & Technology
Mr M Atherton: Teacher of Technology
Miss Y Clarke: Teacher of Business & Technology
Miss A La: Teacher of Food
Mrs S Proffitt: Teacher of Food & Technology
Mrs B Wood: Technician
Mr J Alker: Apprentice Technician