The Art & Design and Food Technology department is concerned with the ability to turn ideas into reality. It involves the application of knowledge, skills and experience, using a distinctive creative process which results in practical outcomes. The outcomes of Art & Design and Food Technology, should be tangible and open to evaluation against a range of criteria. They should be effective, efficient and produce acceptable solutions which can be tested in use or appreciation.
It is an activity which integrates thought and action through a process involving; the investigation of a need or exploration of opportunity; the development of ideas; planning for implementation and the making of a practical solution. Being engaged in creative activity will also involve students in continually evaluating their work throughout.