Design and TechnologyBack
Our approach to the Design and Technology curriculum is in line with the National Curriculum Objectives for Design and Technology.
Design and Technology is taught in blocks throughout the year alternating with Art and Design. Units have been carefully selected to ensure gradual progression towards end of key stage attainment targets. This means that children will have coverage of all aspects of the curriculum by the time they reach Year 6.
The lessons are planned on a long-term plan and then broken down into a medium-term plan. This is where teachers will plan sequences of lessons.
Over the coverage of the curriculum, the core skills that are taught relate to:
All teaching of DT should follow the design, make and evaluate cycle. evaluate, children should be able to evaluate their own products against a design criterion
Our aim at St. John’s Catholic Primary School is, through high quality teaching, to make sure that all children achieve what has been set out in the national curriculum. We aim to encourage the development of imagination, innovation and experience. We want our children to be able to adapt to an ever-growing workplace and be effective contributors to our global community. We want the children to be able to use practical skills to support them in their adult lives.
By the end of the time at St. John’s we aim for the children to achieve:
We will monitor this through: