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Technologies

S1-3

Knowledge & skills

The S1-3 curriculum has been developed from national Experiences and Outcomes. Details of the specific content taught can be found below.

With the knowledge they are taught, we aim for students to develop specific skills, including their ability to describe, explain, discuss, debate and evaluate.

S1-2

Students study three Technologies subjects:

  • Business Education (1 period per week in S1; 2 periods per week in S2)
  • Computing Science (1 period per week in S1 and S2)
  • Design & Technology (1 period per week in S1; 2 periods per week in S2)

Classes are mixed ability.

S3

In S3, students have the option to study one, two or three Technologies subjects.


S4-6

In S4-6, students can choose from a range of courses, including:

Nationals (N3-5)

  • Business Management
  • Computing Science
  • Economics (we plan to introduce this in 2022-23)
  • Graphic Communication
  • Metalwork
  • Woodwork

National Progression Awards (NPAs)

  • Business and IT
  • Computer Games Design
  • Leadership & Young Enterprise

Highers

  • Business Management
  • Computing Science
  • Economics  (we plan to introduce this in 2022-23)
  • Graphic Communication

Advanced Highers

  • Graphic Communication