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Inverkeithing
High School

DET (S1-S3)

Welcome to the DET page for the S1 to S3 Broad General Education.

 

Below you will find information about DET, Design and Manufacture and Graphic Communication.

 

STAFF LIST:

Mr. A. McGimpsey (PTC Physics and DET)

Mr I. Simpson (DET)

Dr L. Foley (DET)

Miss K. Simpson-Wands (DET)

Ms S. Clarke (DET)

Miss L. Stevenson (DET / PTC Guidance Castle House)

 

DET BGE

 

The course aims to develop the following:

  • knowledge and understanding of the key concepts in the technologies
  • curiosity, exploration and problem solving skills
  • planning and organisational skills in a range of contexts
  • creativity and innovation
  • skills in using tools, equipment, software, graphic media and materials
  • skills in collaborating, leading and interacting with others
  • searching and retrieving information to inform thinking
  • evaluating products
  • presentation and communication skills.
  • awareness of sustainability

 

S1 and S2 DET

The course develops knowledge, understanding and relevant skills in the following areas:

  • Idea generation and research
  • Safe use of machinery and hand tools
  • Working with a range of different materials
  • Sketching and colour theory
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Desk Top Publishing (DTP)

 

S3 Design and Manufacture

This course continues to develop on skills and understanding from S1 and S2 focussing on:

  • Idea generation and research
  • Safe use of machinery and hand tools
  • Working with a range of different materials

 

S3 Graphic Communication

This course continues to develop on skills and understanding from S1 and S2 focussing on:

  • Sketching and colour theory
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Desk Top Publishing (DTP)