• Design 

    As part of the Middle Years Programme (MYP), design challenges all students to:

    • apply practical and creative thinking skills to solve design problems
    • explore the role of design in both historical and contemporary contexts
    • consider their responsibilities when making design decisions and taking action.
    MYP design focuses a holistic design process rather then final products and solutions.

    The aims of MYP design is to encourage and enable students to:  

    • enjoy the design process, develop an appreciation of its elegance and power
    • develop knowledge, understanding and skills from different disciplines to design and create solutions to problems using the design cycle
    • use and apply technology effectively as a means to access, process and communicate information, model and create solutions, and to solve problems
    • develop an appreciation of the impact of design innovations for life, global society and environments
    • appreciate past, present and emerging design within cultural, political, social, historical and environmental contexts
    • develop respect for others' viewpoints and appreciate alternative solutions to problems
    • act with integrity and honesty, and take responsibility for their own actions developing effective working practices.