Design and Technology

  • Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products. They acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art. Pupils learn how to take risks and be innovative.

    Aims and Objectives

    To provide a range of structured and differentiated activities which develop the progression of skills.

    To develop knowledge and teach skills in order to design and make products successfully.

    To help children become aware of and investigate simple products by disassembly and evaluation.

    To show understanding and skills in order to design and make high quality products.

    To provide time to critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others.

    To enable children to use design and technology to solve a range of problems.

    To help children understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook.