Design and Technology

Year 1

  • Design purposeful, functional and appealing products
  • Generate, model and communicate ideas
  • Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products and own ideas
  • Build and improve structures and mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from

 

Year 2

  • Design purposeful, functional and appealing products
  • Generate, model and communicate ideas
  • Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products and own ideas
  • Build and improve structures and mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from

 

Year 3

 

  • Use research and criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose
  • Use annotated sketches and prototypes to explain ideas
  • Evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical systems in their own work
  • Understand seasonality, prepare and cook mainly savoury dishes

 

Year 4

  • Use research and criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose
  • Use annotated sketches and prototypes to explain ideas
  • Evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical systems in their own work
  • Understand seasonality, prepare and cook mainly savoury dishes

 

Year 5

  • Use research and criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose and aimed at specific groups
  • Use annotated sketches, cross section diagrams and computer aided design
  • Analyse and evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical and electrical systems in their own products, including programming
  • Cook mainly savoury dishes for a healthy varied diet

 

Year 6

  • Use research and criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose and aimed at specific groups
  • Use annotated sketches, cross section diagrams and computer aided design
  • Analyse and evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical and electrical systems in their own products, including programming
  • Cook mainly savoury dishes for a healthy varied diet