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Another great day for . Had a look around the City God Temple this morning and then lots of excitement on the bullet train from Shanghai to Xi’an.


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Students are digging into their second meal on All ready for a sleep, but a fantastic day!


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Through the gates at Zurich, security, and visas for China all checked and signed off!


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Everyone on our from and safely through security and just waiting to board our flight.


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Design Technology



Full Subject Title


Design and Technology

Subject at Harris Academy Bromley:


At Harris Academy Bromley, the Design & Technology department endeavours to support learners to develop inquisitive minds, to gain a greater worldly insight and to communicate confidently through design and creation of products.  We are a vibrant and supportive team of designers, passionate about our subjects.  Designs subjects currently taught at Harris Academy Bromley are textiles, product design, graphics, CAD CAM and electronics.

Currently, students may pursue their study of Design and Technology at GCSE by specialising in either textiles or product design. Both routes lead to the same GCSE qualification but allow students to refine practical and design skills according to their personal interests.

Exam Board (if applicable)


Textiles - AQA at GCSE
(Last exam: 2018)

Design & Technology - Edexcel at GCSE
(First exam: 2019)


Syllabus/Specification Number (if applicable)



Text books/reference/useful resources:

ReFashioned: Cutting-Edge Clothing from Upcycled Materials -S. Brown

New Fashion Designers’ Sketchbooks -Z. Zaman

ReadyMade: How to Make (Almost) Everything
S. Berger & G. Hawthorne

Inventions in 30 Seconds: 30 Ingenious Ideas for Innovative Kids Explained in Half a Minute
M. Goldsmith

The Story of Stuff
A. Leonard

Please note for a more detailed breakdown regarding subject content, you can access the exam boards websites via the below links:

habr_logo_difAQA Texiles GCSE until 2018

Edexcel Design and Teachnology GCSE






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