Mr. P Chant

The technologies are becoming a greater part of modern life with more computers, Smart gadgets, “smart” materials even Electric aircraft like the one being developed for the flights to and from Westray to Papa Westray in Orkney. In the Technical area here in School we Aim to give S1 and S2 students a taste and insight into these areas so that they can get hands on experience with woods, metals and plastics and using a variety machines and processes such as a metalwork lathe, pillar drills and a variety of hand tools and skill.

S3 and S4 have an opportunity to work towards an N4/N5 in Graphic Communications or Practical Metalwork.

These qualifications lead to over 800 “engineering” “graphics” sectors around the UK many of which are centred here in Shetland.