Foundation Year 9 (Mini GCSE)

In Year 9 students will enter a foundation year by selecting one pathway, each pathway containing three Technology subjects on a mini GCSE basis that can be developed into options for KS4 GCSE in Years 10 and 11. The foundation year will offer a range of personalised learning opportunities based on student skills, ability and performance during the previous two years within Design Technology. This will enable each student to maximise their potential during Years 10 and 11.

  • Pathway 1 – Resistant Materials, Product Design and Textiles
  • Pathway 2 – Engineering, Modern Glass and Catering