Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems, within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.
In all areas of Design and Technology the children are encouraged to consider the effectiveness of their designs and requirements of the product. Every child will have the opportunity to learn and extend their understanding, experience and application in the use of technology, including I.C.T, in as wide a variety of situations as possible.
The Design Technology Curriculum contains two strands of subject content:
Each Design and Technology project should include elements of:
Pupils should be taught to:
Each class should undertake at least three Design and Technology units per year.
One of these must be a Food project and the other can be selected from:
Design Technology Projects are included on the yearly plans for each year group, and are linked to class topics where ever possible.