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Design and Technology

DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Technology is a subject that requires children to apply knowledge and skills to solve practical problems.

Children begin by exploring with practical materials, gradually developing their ability to plan, design, criticise and refine their own work.

 

PHASE MAP FOR DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Year 1

Mechanisms
Moving Pictures

Christmas Cards

Food
with materials
Silicone trays and metal trays
Look at kitchen utensils
what are they made of?

Food
Fruit & veg
Fruit kebabs

Structures
Castles

Food
- research traditional foods for the UK
Breakfast smoothie

Year 2

Food
with materials
Changing state - heating, melting, baking, weighing & measuring
Make jellies, ice lollies etc

Textiles - sewing

Moving vehicles

Food
from different countries and cultures

British values - Respect other cultures

Food
Healthy snacks for a picnic - Seaside Holidays / Local History

Winding Mechanisms
Nursery Rhyme (link to other year group in school)

Year 3

Materials
Photo frames - Christmas link

Food Tech
History / Geography link (fire - toasted marshmallows)

3D Modelling
Pneumatics
Roman Soldiers

Food Tech
Roman link - Mediterranean food

Food Technology & Packaging
Sandwiches - link with Science (Nutrition)

Year 4

Textiles
Wallets - link to Art (making own felt)

Food Tech
Changes in state Science link - Christmas treats

Structures
Bridges - link to Geography rivers

Food Techn
Fishing - investigation of catching & cooking methods

Electrical Alarms
Link to air raid alarms & sound work

Food Tech
Rationing
WW2 - link with English
Recipe work

Year 5

Structures
Moving toys

Food
Linked to the Tudor Bread - Group

Textile
Sewing Teddies

Food
French - Le Fete des Rois

Food
Biscuit design and making

Year 6

Controllable Vehicles
Long unit involving - electricity, structures and sheet materials

Food
Egyptian Feast

Textiles
Teddies

Food
Linked with PSHE
Can a profit be made?
Children will be given a small budget
- soup and salad

Food
Pizza - taste test and ingredients investigation

Cooking techniques

Healthy Options - influence of modern chefs