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Design and Technology

Design and Technology plays an important part of a broad and balanced curriculum. Here at English Martyrs' we encourage children to think and intervene creatively to solve problems both as individuals and as members of a team. Design and Technology is an inspiring and practical subject!

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Birmingham's Greatest Inventions

To get your creative energy flowing, here are some of Birmingham's greatest gifts to the world...

 

                                

Joseph Hudson, a toolmaker                        Walter Griffiths’ invention was the        living in St Mark's Square,                           world’s first portable vacuum cleaner    made the first whistle in 1875.                   for domestic use.

 

                                   

Brummie Conway Berners-Lee was                        The innovation that helps keep          part of the team which produced the                   cyclists safe all over the world was

Ferranti Mark 1 in 1951, the world's                     invented by Birmingham's own John

first commerically-available electronic                 Richard Dedicoat, who patented 

computer.                                                              the bell in 1877.                                                               

 

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