Design and Technology education helps develop children's skills through collaborative working and problem-solving, and knowledge in design, materials, structures, mechanisms and electrical control. Design and technology is a practical and valuable subject. It enables children and young people to actively contribute to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of themselves, their community and their nation. It teaches how to take risks and so become more resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable.
Léman International School Chengdu Design Department is well equipped with modern and traditional equipment and tools that cater for the needs of students and help them with learning. Among the modern equipment, the Design room has two 3D MakerBot Replicator + printers which are extensively used by students of all year groups.
Design room has almost all traditional machines such as Pillar Drill, Bend saw, Scroll saw, Circular saw, Disk Sander, Belt Sander, router and other related machines and tools. This picture highlights some of our equipment in the Design workshop.