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Design Technology

 

TECHNIQUES (choose one per term):

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING (choose one per term):

  • Designer (life of)
  • Context (history of)
  • Design (appreciation of and using own criteria to evaluate everyday products)

 

 

All projects undertaken each term have to follow the process of research, design, make and evaluate. Remember evaluating work occurs as you go along the process adjusting as needed and not a task to be completed at the end.

 

CONSTRUCTION skills:

TEXTILE skills:

FOOD (preparation of at least one, mostly savoury, dish and the following):

YEAR ONE

Structures-

– Pop Ups and simple Levers

 

Autumn 2

 

-Stability and strength

Summer 2

Colour and decorate using a number of techniques and materials.

 

 

Fruit kebabs, salad/platter/finger food all for a purpose.

 

Spring 1

 

 

YEAR TWO

Construction/mechanics-

-Moving vehicles.

 

Autumn 2/Spring 1

Colour and decorate textiles/joining materials with appropriate stiching- whole class making Cruella De Vil cloak.

Summer 1

 

Healthy Diet-

  • Making a healthy pack-up.
  • Fruit smoothies & kebabs.

Autumn 1

YEAR THREE

Structures-

Greek- Summer 2

Greek clay pots – Summer 1

Yr4 LK2.

Food processing/cooking techniques

Dips and Dippers

 

Spring term

YEAR FOUR

Mechanical Systems

Pop Up Books

Summer 2

Joining textiles using appropriate stitching/choose appropriate materials for purpose and effect.

-Linked with Bayeux Tapestry

Autumn

Healthy diet and food processing/cooking techniques.

- Changing states of food when cooked, linked with Science, savoury food testing.

Soup Cafe- Spring 2

YEAR FIVE

Mechanics

Cams-Space

Autumn Term

 

Sewing/design

Punch and Judy Puppets-Victorians

Spring Term

 

Healthy Eating- making healthy dishes linked with topic WW2

WW2 food menus/food based on rationing- Summer 2

YEAR SIX

Computing/ electrical systems-

Moving Fairgrounds-

Summer 2

Textiles

Maya T-shirt design printing

Spring 1

Global food issues (inc. natural resources distribution) and sustainability- Linked to a study of North or South aMERICA-

Chocolate making- Spring 2

Bread Making –

 

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