How will Materials Technology Wood be useful to me?

  • You will know the correct procedures to follow when developing an idea into a finished artefact e.g. a piece of furniture or a child’s toy etc.
  • You will be able to identify different trees, recognise their importance to us and our environment
  • You will also have the skills to make objects from wood and know how to apply appropriate finishes to them, e.g. paint, varnish, stain or polish

Materials Technology (Wood) is assessed at both Ordinary level and Higher level by means of a terminal examination paper and a student project with an accompanying design portfolio.