Research and analysis

Innovation in Key Stage 3 design and technology

This publication was withdrawn on 25 February 2016

This good practice example has been withdrawn as it is older than 3 years and may no longer reflect current policy.

Ofsted good practice example showing how Archbishop Holgate provides high quality design and technology.



This example illustrates how a school has developed its design and technology curriculum to provide a high quality and unique learning experience for students at Key Stage 3. The curriculum stimulates students’ curiosity and provides them with the essential skills and knowledge needed to live and work in a technologically advanced world. Strong links with industry ensure that students develop good understanding of the work of product designers, engineers, architects and chefs.