Design and Technology

Design and Technology encourages children to learn to think and intervene creatively to solve problems both as individuals and as members of a team.  They are taught to look for opportunities and to respond to them by developing a range of ideas and making a range of products.  Pupils are also given opportunities to reflect upon and evaluate past and present design technology, its uses and its effectiveness and are encouraged to become innovators.


The aims of Design & Technology in our school are:

  • to develop children’s creativity and innovation through designing, making and evaluating skills;
  • to equip children with the technical knowledge and a range of skills so that they can apply these during the designing and making process;
  • to teach children the safe and effective use of a range of tools, materials and components,
  • to develop children’s understanding of the ways in which people have designed products in the past and present to meet their needs,
  • to develop children’s understanding of technological processes, their management and their contribution to society.
  • to understand and apply the principles of nutrition and hygiene and to learn how to cook.



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