Whole school Design Technology project
Topics incorporating DT knowledge and skills
Challenges are utilised as a strategy to support children’s problem solving and application of DT skills.
Progressive child initiated learning opportunities in EYFS and the nest in KS1, building on developmental skills eg creative areas, workshops and construction
The process of design is recorded progressively throughout the school, from discussions to written and illustrated plans.
Baking is utilised throughout the school, through Friday enrichment clubs and topic based sessions.
After school club to provide further enhance and promote DT
Enhancements through visits, trips and visitors to the school eg, Newstead Abbey
Family fun – engaging parents in their child’s learning through joint DT projects
Homework DT based tasks and related celebration assemblies for completed tasks
Skills based curriculum focusing upon;
designing, making and evaluating, textiles, mechanisms, materials, construction, cooking and nutrition