Adrian Brandwood Design Technology Secondary

Name Adrian Brandwood
SLE designation
(Date of designation & Teaching School)
Design Technology SLE
Appointed February 2015
Broughton High School - Preston Teaching School Alliance
Current School
(LA or Sponsor)
Broughton High School, Preston
Recent OfSTED judgement
(Overall and Leadership)
Context of School Broughton High School is a popular, high-achieving mixed 11-16 community school with a proud history of success. We are located in the village of Broughton, towards the north of Preston. Broughton High School is one of the three Teaching Schools in the Preston Teaching School Alliance.
Particular area(s) of Expertise/Strength
  • Design Technology 11-16 education
  • Design Technology curriculum planning
  • New and emerging technology in Design Technology
  • Effective leadership in Design Technology
  • Assessment reporting and recording in Design Technology
  • Redesigning the learning environment
How have you supported other schools or middle leaders and senior leaders in your own school?
  • Design Technology curriculum planning and redesign
  • Sharing teaching and learning practice at Broughton High School with DT teachers.
  • Supporting DT NQT’s and new teachers in Design Technology
  • Networking meeting at Broughton for NW Schools
  • CPD by arrangement with individual schools and staff
What was the Impact of your support?
  • Improving departmental innovation, practice and short term planning.
  • Supporting leaders of DT in accountability and
  • development planning.
  • Staff professional development resulting in improved provision and curriculum delivery in DT.
  • Teaching & Learning environment improvements.
  • Quality of Teaching and learning.
  • Improving outcomes.


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