Technologies at Benenden encompasses both Computing and Design and Technology.

The Computing Department aims to ensure that all pupils understand the fundamental principles of computer science, can analyse problems and develop solutions using a variety of computational approaches. 

Design and Technology pulls together the principles of physical science & computing technology via the medium of 2-D & 3-D designing, the elements of engineering, technical drawing, application of number and graphical communication into the designs of innovative 3-D products.

Head of Department

David Challoner

Dave ChallonerDavid joined Benenden in September 2012 as a Physics specialist and took charge of Computing in September 2014. He previously worked at the Norton Knatchbull School where he was Head of Physics for ten years. As a Microsoft Innovative Educator he also works across the School to develop the use of technology in the teaching at all levels and contributes to the school wide IT strategy group.


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