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GCSE & A-Level DT Enrichment Day

During the enrichment day on October the 4th, students studying Design & Technology at GCSE and A-Level had the opportunity to visit two incredible museum to enrich and inspire their knowledge of D&T.  First up on our jam packed day was a stop at the Design Museum.


At the Design Museum we first toured their permanent museum called ‘Designer Maker User’ which explores the history of contemporary design.  There were lots of interactive exhibits that we all enjoyed trying out!  Also, at the Design Museum we saw the ‘Beazley Designs of the Year’ which celebrates some of the most innovative and thought provoking designs of the year.  We saw examples of fantastic design such as a leather jacket where the leather has been grown from plant based materials but had all the properties of natural leather and a sterile operating field packed into a back pack!


We then travelled across to the Victoria & Albert Museum.  Here the group split into 3; students then saw an exhibition that related to their chosen coursework projects.  This was either; Fashioned from Nature, Video Games: Design/Pay/Disrupt or The Future Starts Here. A great day was had by all – it was a long and busy one but very enjoyable!

Our Values

Faith in the presence of God

Concern for the poor and social justice

Quality education

Respect for all persons

Inclusive community

an awareness of the living presence of God in our world, and a calling to see the world through the eyes of faith

a calling to support the poor and victims of injustice, through community service and justice education

to provide an education that is second to none, so that our students will not just contribute to society, but will transform it

that we are all children of God and, as such, at the heart of our education we must respect the dignity of all persons

we respect and value diversity, which means that nobody is left out or left behind, and that we embrace the unique stories and qualities that each of us bring to the world.


Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.