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Design and Technology is an inspiring and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts. 

 

Design Technology Curriculum

Y1/2 A

Mechanisms

Slides and levers

Structures

Freestanding structures

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables (including cooking and nutrition)

Y1/2 B

Mechanisms

Wheels and axles

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables (including cooking and nutrition

Textiles

Templates and joining techniques

Y3/4 A

Structures

Shell structures (including computer- aided design)

 

Food

Healthy and varied diet (including cooking and nutrition)

Textiles

2D shape to 3D product

Y3/4 B

Mechanical Systems

Levers and linkages

Electrical Systems

Simple circuits and switches (including programming and control)

Food

Healthy and varied diet (including cooking and nutrition)

Y5/6 A

Structures

Frame structures

Food

Celebrating culture and nationality (including cooking and nutrition)

Electrical Systems

More complex switches and circuits (including programming, monitoring and control)

Y5/6 B

Textiles

Combining different fabric shapes (including computer- aided design)

 

Mechanical Systems

Pulleys or gears

Food

Celebrating culture and nationality (including cooking and nutrition)

 

 

 

 

 

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