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Design and technology

Our rationale for design and technology can be found here.

The following units are taught each year:

Design and Technology Long Term Plan

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

LFS

Areas of provision – skills and tools

UFS

Joining techniques – tape and glue

Using tools

 Construction kits

Food

Year 1

Food – preparing fruit and vegetables

Mechanisms – slides and levers

Structures – freestanding structures

Year 2

 

 

Mechanisms – wheels and axles

Textiles – templates and joining techniques

Year 3

 

Textiles – 2D shape to 3D product

Mechanical Systems – Levers and linkages

 

Food- healthy and varied diet

 

Year 4

 

Electrical systems

Mechanical Systems - Pneumatics

 

Structures

 

Year 5

Frame structures

 

Mechanical systems-Cams

 

Textiles - Combining different fabric shapes

 

Year 6

Food - Celebrating culture and seasonality

 

Mechanical Systems - Pulleys or gears

 

Electrical Systems - Monitoring and control

 

 

 

 

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