Design Technology Implementation
Children cover the strands of food technology, mechanisms, electrical systems, structures ,textiles the digital world throughout their key stage. Each year builds upon the skills they developed in the previous year to ensure that they build a repertoire of techniques which increase in complexity.
There is a STEAM day every term where children have a day devoted to STEAM and by the end of the day they have designed, made and evaluated their final product.
Teachers are provided with half termly planning that they should implement through knowledge and skills based, weekly lessons. Lessons will vary between mostly practical and some theory based work. Each half term will contain the following:
We aim for all children to participate in mainstream lessons. Work is differentiated and extra support is in place for children with S.E.N. Where it is felt necessary, a pupil is withdrawn from class to receive specialist help from school devised intervention programmes, or support from the Language and Communication Service. We aim to provide a range of resources that reflect the diversity of culture and language within our school community and the wider local community.