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Edmund Rice College, Glengormley

Technology

 

The Technology Department moved into its new premises in September 2008 at a cost of £1.4 million.It comprises four workshops and four computer planning rooms with forty computers and four interactive whiteboards.

Along with the usual machinery such as lathes ,bandsaws and welding equipment we have a state of the art Laser Cutter and two Computer Controlled Micro Routers for Computer Aided Manufacturing.

There are three teaching members of staff Mr Mckinney,Mr McGoldrick and Mr Gallagher ablely supported by Technician Mr Clarke.

We follow the Ni Cirriculum for key stage 3 including electronics,pneumatics, control and resistant materials.In key stage 4 we take the Wjec resistant materials at GCSE.At post 16 level we offer BTEC first diploma in engineering.

12 CW finish off their Occupational Studies with a touch of ‘gloss’