Design at King Edward VII Community College, Leicestershire

Mike Burton
1987, Vol. 19, No. 2,


King Edward VII is a 14-18Upper School in the Leicestershire Plan with approximately 95014-16 year old students. Design is part of the core curriculum and is taught to mixed ability groups. The Faculty is organised departmentally into 3D, 2D, and Home Economics and offers the following curriculum options to incoming 4th years: 3D Studies; 2D Studies (including Ceramics); Technical Graphics; Fabrics and Home Economics. Technology is taught as an option and jointly staffed by Science and Design. There are no traditional craft options, and the entire Faculty uses the MEG Jointly Certificated Design Syllabus as the basis of its courses.

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