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A Yattendon designer ...

shows originality and a willingness to take creative risks, knowing which tools, equipment and materials to use to make their products. They work constructively and productively with others. They carry out thorough research, show initiative and ask questions. They manufacture products safely and hygienically.

Through our Design and Technology curriculum and enrichment provision, we aim to nurture the following essential characteristics of a designer:

 

  • to shows originality and a willingness to take creative risks
  • to know which tools, equipment and materials to use to make their products.
  • to be able to work constructively and productively with others.
  • to carry out thorough research, show initiative and ask questions.
  • to manufacture products safely and hygienically.

 

The 2014 National Curriculum for Design and Technology aims to ensure that all pupils

 

  • develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world
  • build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high-quality prototypes and products for a wide range of users
  • critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others
  • understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook.

Spring Term 2018

 

The DT focus for this term is food.  The children have enjoyed cooking, baking and creating with food.

Food Landscape Day - The children worked in mix aged teams to create landscapes using food of a certain colour. The results were IMPRESSIVE!

Food Landscape Day - The children worked in mix aged teams to create landscapes using food of a certain colour. The results were IMPRESSIVE! 1
Food Landscape Day - The children worked in mix aged teams to create landscapes using food of a certain colour. The results were IMPRESSIVE! 2
Food Landscape Day - The children worked in mix aged teams to create landscapes using food of a certain colour. The results were IMPRESSIVE! 3

A healthy smoothie workshop - developing preparing and cooking skills.

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A healthy smoothie workshop - developing preparing and cooking skills.  2
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