Teaching and Learning
Design Technology at Hamilton Academy is forward looking, progressive and exciting. It is driven by enthusiastic cohesive staff, which believes that Design Technology education plays a vital role in preparing young people for lives in a complex environment.
The aim of the Faculty is to provide a lively, stimulating environment for all people to develop their creative talents, approaches to problem solving, communicating as an individual and part of team whilst gaining subject expertise and knowledge. Students are encouraged to be responsible for their own learning through a variety of resources, advice from teaching staff and develop a mutual respect for their own work, environment and that of others. Students feel safe and valued and can develop the skills to work co-operatively and safely with teaching staff, their peers and other adults.