Tag Archives: Technology

  • Catering Exam

    YJB students undertook their GCSE Hospitality and Catering Practical One exam this week, where each candidate had to prepare an afternoon tea based on their chosen brief. ‘Afternoon teas are very popular and are an excellent way for chefs to demonstrate their skills at producing baked products. Prepare, cook and serve four items, at least […]

  • Meet the Speedy Stars

    Meet the Speedy Stars Team. They are Sophie Jolly, Sophia Wallo, Ishbel Rooney-Hamer, and Amy Elverstone. They are this year’s competitors for the F1 in Schools Challenge. This challenge is a STEM project designed to engage students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Marketing, where they design and manufacture a miniature F1 car and race it […]

  • Meet the RapMan!

    This is an exciting time to be working in Design and Technology lessons at the moment. We have purchased a new machine that will revolutionize the way students design and manufacture products in the future. The RapMan 3.1 Rapid Prototyping machine can bring 3D models and CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings to life. Students can […]

  • A Level Success in Design and Technology

    In April this year, three Product Design students from Ysgol John Bright won the ‘Best Innovative Solution of a Product’ award at the Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) presentation ceremony at Venue Cymru. Ashley Bellis, Thomas Edwards and James Townsend worked alongside the company director, Mr Will Lee, EESW director Mr Graham Nutt, their teacher […]

  • Students Re-invent the Wheel

    On Monday, 4th of April, Ysgol John Bright took part in a National EESW competition at Venue Cymru. This was the first time that the school had taken part in this competition, and the students were eager to do well. The students had to solve a real industry design problem through collaborating with an external […]

  • Modelling mania!

    Kinaesthetic starter activity in technology….. Students in year 7 had a fun starter activity within their graphics lesson, which was based on the lesson objective from the previous lesson. Students made 3D models and then drew them as a team using the skills they had developed.