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Design and Technology

Design and Technology

Design and Technology


Mr P McGrory (Principal Teacher)

Mr W Black (Technician)

Mr A Delaney

Mr B Kennedy

Mr M Symon (DHT)


Click on a link below to access information and resources about specific areas of the curriculum.

Standard Grade Craft and Design.

Standard Grade Graphic Communication

Higher Product Design

Higher Graphic Communication

Practical Craft Skills



Homework will take a variety of different forms including personal research, consolidation of class notes, sketching exercises, revision using textbooks and past paper examples. Many revision and homework resources are downloadable from the Technical Wiki Site.


Please click here to access the Technical Department's Wikispace.

Please click here to access further Design and Technology resources. 

Useful Weblinks for Technical Education

Craft and Design resources

Design information and resources

Bitesize Revision Design and Technology

STEM Central @ Learning Teaching Scotland

Product Design resources

Channel 4 Learning - Design

Street and Park furniture design

Core 77 design magazine

Advice on glues

View professional design portfolios

Materials and processes resource site

Car design news

Higher GC - websites - A large graphic design glossary of terms. - Provides ideas for graphic design layouts. - Information for the process of designing a newsletter. - A good source of 3D model pictures that  can be downloaded and used in DTP graphics leaflets. - A good source of video tutorials for the 2D basics of AutoCAD. - As above, but for 3D AutoCAD.