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Art & Design Technology

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.