Innovation Design & Technology


“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes and having fun” Mary Lou Cooks

The Innovation Design & Technology Learning Area is forward thinking and dynamic, preparing students to participate in tomorrow’s changing technological world. Through Innovation Design and Technology, all students learn to be perceptive and knowledgeable users of products, and aspire to become innovators of the future.

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a followerSteve Jobs

In our exceptional industry standard learning environment, students’ interest, enjoyment and curiosity about the technological aspects of their lives flourishes. The vast array of state-of-the-art resources available to our students enables them to produce high quality outcomes, combining practical skills with an understanding of aesthetics and environmental issues. Innovation Design and Technology creates autonomous and creative problem solvers who can work successfully on their own or within team.

An outstanding team of dedicated teachers and specialist support staff work diligently to enhance the educational experience of all students at the Academy. Strong links with the world of work ensure that students gain a good understanding of industrial practices while visit and competitions inspire and enrich our students’ experience of design and technology. Design and Technology has been granted the prestigious Design Mark Award in recognition for the excellence in design education that the students receive here at The Academy.

 “Scientists investigate that which already is; engineers create that which has never beenAlbert Einstein

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