Category Archives: Technology

JCB Engineering Challenge

This term a group of year ten pupils working with Mr Beardmore in our Design Technology Department and JCB graduate Engineers, took part in an engineering challenge where they had to model a JCB Loadall boom. They then had to modify their model to lift the heaviest weight and reach the furthest distance. The final […]

KMF Young Engineers Final

Students from STB attended the KMF Young Engineers Final at the Britannia Stadium. Pictured with Jason Bradbury from the Gadget Show are James Mainwaring, Callum Henshall and Jack Hughes. The boys were commended by KMF for identifying a very interesting design problem with commercial potential.

Design & Technology

Key Stage 3 overview In years 7 and 8, pupils follow a Design and Technology curriculum that provides them with the key skills and problem solving experience needed for success at GCSE. Topics studied include: 2D drawing techniques 3D drawing techniques (oblique, isometric and perspective) Safe working practices 2D Computer Aided Design Drawing 3D Computer […]