Design and Technology

 Design and Technology

 Design and Technology

By the end of Year 1 your child should be able to:

Design:

  • Use pictures to describe what they want to make.
  • Choose resources to suit the design and task.
  • Plan what to do next.

Make:

  • Select appropriate tools from a selection provided by the teacher.
  • Describe the materials used with support
  • Mark out where they need to cut with support.

Evaluation:

  • Talk about their design.
  • Recognise the strengths in the design.
  • Discuss what they would change next time and their dislikes of the design.

Technical Knowledge:

  • ‚ÄčKnow the properties of the materials they have used.
  • Explore how moving objects work.
  • Know that different materials will be used to make different products.

Cooking and nutrition:

  • Use a mixing bowl to prepare the mixture.
  • Measure ingredients with support.
  • Follow safety procedures and food hygiene,
  • Use basic principles of healthy and varied diets to prepare a dish.                                                                                                                                                      

By the end of Year 2 your child should be able to:

Design:

  • Design purposeful and functional products for themselves based on design criteria e.g. designing and creating a kite.
  • Design purposeful and functional products for others based on design criteria e.g. designing and creating shields for a tribe during international week.
  • Generate and communicate own ideas through talking and drawing template e.g. designing their own chocolate wrapper.

Make:

  • Select and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks such as cutting, shaping, joining and finishing.
  • Select and use a wide range of materials according to their characteristics.

Evaluation:

  • Explore and evaluate a range of existing products.
  • Evaluate their own ideas and products.

Technical Knowledge:

  • Build structures exploring how they can become more stable and stronger.
  • Explore and use mechanisms such as levers, wheels etc.

Cooking and nutrition.

  • Understand where food comes from. 

 

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