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Design and Technology

Our D and T vision is to creatively design and make products that solve real and relevant problems.

 

 

Design and Technology is about providing opportunity for children to use creativity and imagination to design and make products that solve real and relevant problems, considering their own and others' needs. 

Making mistakes is a huge part of Design and Technology and integral to learning.

 

Children should also develop skills alongside the design process related to  food technology, woodwork, sewing, moving mechanisms and more.

 

Each year group takes part in one Design and Technology topic per term and one of these topics is food related. Food technology and cooking skills are also taught one or two other times throughout the year. This may be linked with other subjects or also have a Design focus. Cooking is enhanced further through  other special weeks like International Week or Health Week.. 

 

 

 

Design and Technology Whole School Plan

Cooking Whole School Plan

Design and Technology Policy

Year 5 designed and made Greenhouses to grow lettuce in. We will use the lettuce in term 3 in our cooking. (More pics to follow) First we researched greenhouses then we explored what made a structure strong.

Year 3 designed and made cross stitch book marks as an Easter gift.

During Lockdown in February, the whole school designed and made dens as part of their enrichment activity. Some did them at school in their bubble and some did them at home.

Year 2 designing a toy lighthouse with a winding mechanism.

Year 3 designing and making toy cars that are powered by a wind sail or a balloon mechanism.

Year 4 designed and made Christmas decorations using their sewing skills

Year 4 and Year 5 designed and made mince pies as a gift for someone at home.

Year 3 designed and made houmous with crudites for their parents.

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If you have any questions regarding the curriculum we teach please contact the school directly.
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