Design and technology helps to prepare children for the developing world. The subject encourages children to become creative problem-solvers, both as individuals and as part of a team. Through the study of design and technology they combine practical skills with an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues. Design and Technology helps all children to become discriminating and informed consumers and potential innovators. It should assist children in developing a greater awareness and understanding of how everyday products are designed and made
To develop imaginative thinking in children and to enable them to talk about what they like and dislike when designing and making;
To enable children to talk about how things work, and to draw and model their ideas;
To encourage children to select appropriate tools and techniques for making a product, whilst following safe procedures;
To foster enjoyment, satisfaction and purpose in designing and making;
To use ICT software to assist our designing and learning.
To provide a range of cookery experiences that develops pupil's cooking skills
- To ensure children have an understanding about the principles of nutrition.
Design Technology is taught across the school following the 2014 National Curriculum.
The Whole School Curriculum Map details every topic, including DT, that each class covers in each term throughout the school year. However, more detail about the objectives covered in each unit can be found in the half termly curriculum overviews.
When planning, teachers use this document to ensure that the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding for the year group are taught. It ensures high expectations are set in an exciting, comprehensive and broad curriculum.
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