Technology & Design


Head of Department

Mr A Kearney

Departmental Staff

Mr R McCusker

Mr J Heaney

Mrs B Grey

Mr U Moore


Year 8

Term 1

Electronic Bug

Term 2/3

Electronic Clock

Year 9

Term 1

Mechanical Cam

Term 2

Pulley Powered Car

Term 3

Pneumatics/Computer Control

Year 10

Term 1

Phone Holder

Term 2

Solid Works

Term 3

Night Light Project


Exam Board: CCEA

Construction And The Built Environment

You will develop an understanding of construction and the built environment, the importance of health and safety in the construction industry, and the employment opportunities in the industry. You will also develop a working knowledge of CAD, which is used throughout the construction industry.

Exam Board: CCEA

Technology And Design

GCSE Technology and Design encourages students to be innovative and prepared to take design risks. They explore the creative, engineering and manufacturing industries, as well as the importance of high quality design and technology.

Exam Board: CCEA

Occupational Studies

This innovative qualification is targeted at learners working towards and at Level 1 and 2. The qualification is approved by the Department of Education for teaching at Key Stage 4 in Northern Ireland and is accredited by the regulatory authorities. We offer two courses:

- Carpentry And Joinery

- Engineering

A Level

Possible Careers

Product Designer

Design Assistant

Retail Display Assistant

Model Maker

Fashion Designer

Landscape Architect

Jewellery Designer

Textile Designer

Wood Carver

Landscape Gardener

Metal Engraver



​Construction Craftsperson Construction


Shop Fitter

Engineering Technician

Chartered Engineer

Engineering Craftsperson


Picture Framer

Dress Maker


Occupational Therapist

Interior Designer

Special Effects Designer

Graphic Designer

Costume Designer.

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