Intent

  • Children capture their creative ideas and making them reality.
  • Children grow in confidence and take pride in their developing technical understanding and practical skills.
  • Through experimentation, trial and error and thoughtful, objective evaluation, children understand the rewards that can result from resilience and determination.
  • Through studying designers of the past and present, children start to understand the impact one design can have on people’s lives.
  • Inspired by their practical experiences of design and technology, children develop a solid foundation of practical skills and an inventive ‘can do’ attitude to problem solving.

How do our values shine through in Design and Technology?

Respect

Children trust in their own ideas and abilities and respect those of their team members, as they work together to acquire new skills, take risks, evaluate, work through problems, and celebrate success.

Compassion

Children respond compassionately to and understand the work of designers past and present, recognising the impact one design can have on people’s lives. Children show compassion by empathetically assessing the needs and wants of others, whilst solving real life problems.

Courage

Children have the courage to be creative, take risks and develop an ‘can-do’ attitude to problem solving.

Perseverance

Through experimentation, trial and error and thoughtful, objective evaluation, children understand the rewards that can result from resilience and determination.

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