Technology & Enterprise

Faculty Team

Mrs Lindsay Carling – Faculty Leader
Ms Rebecca Harding – Second in Faculty
Mr Jonathan Turner – Teacher of Design & Technology, Engineering and Construction
Mr Gary Morrissey – Teacher of Design & Technology and Computing
Mrs Zoe Langlands – Teacher of Design & Technology and Computing (Part time)
Ms Sarah Noble- Teacher of Design & Technology and Computing (Part time)
Mr Graeme Aves – Technology and Enterprise Technician
Mrs Kimberley King – Teacher of Technology and Enterprise


The Technology and Enterprise faculty is made up of the following main subject areas: Business Studies, Computer Science, Construction, Engineering, Food and Nutrition, ICT and Design Technology. We aim to provide students with the opportunity to be technological, enterprising, creative, innovative and learn practical skills under the STEM vision.

Students in our college will be the innovators, entrepreneurs, leaders and citizens of the next millennium and we aim to equip them to be able to cope with rapid, technological changes.  Alongside this, students are encouraged to pursue goals of self-esteem and personal responsibility.  Above all, we hope that students at High Tunstall College of Science find Technology and Enterprise ‘inventive and fun’ both whilst they are studying now and during their later life experiences.

As the STEM agenda suggests technology subjects and skills are the future for our young people.

Key Stage 3

In Year 7 and 8 students follow a scheme of work which allows them to spend time in each technology area learning the skills and involving themselves in project based activities.  In year 7 and year 8 they will study Food and Nutrition, Design Technology and Computer Science.

In Year 9 students have the opportunity to opt for one Technology discipline, they will study this subject for 4 hours a fortnight to understand its key principles and gain a greater knowledge and understanding of the subject they are most interested in.  This should help prepare them for their GCSE options. Alongside this they will continue to study Computer Science.

Key Stage 4

In Key stage 4 we offer the following courses:

  • GCSE Design Technology AQA
  • GCSE Food Technology Eduqas
  • BTEC Construction Pearson
  • Technical Award in Food and Catering AQA
  • GCSE Business Studies OCR
  • GCSE Computer Science Edexcel
  • GCSE Engineering AQA

To find out more information about any of the courses please contact the staff listed above or please read the specifications the following websites;

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

After college sessions are available for students to continue with their Key Stage 4 coursework.  Key Stage 3 students who wish to carry out personal tasks may also attend in negotiation with teachers.  We usually offer industry linked competitions of which students commit a lot of their free time and have been very successful in the past.

We encourage students to attend events and in the faculty and arrange trips for them to show them the wider impact of the subjects they are learning about.  STEM club is an excellent example of students getting involved in more in-depth areas of the subject.

Useful Links

AQA GCSE Technology
Mr D ‘n’ T Website
Design and Technology Resources Website
Curriculum Examinations and Assessment for Construction
GCSE ICT Edexcel
Edexcel Business Studies
OCR Business Studies
OCR Computing