JUNIOR CURRICULUM – D&T
Design & Technology Intent
It is our intent in DT to offer children the chance to use creative thinking and designing to make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts. Pupils are taught the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage in a process of designing and making by planning carefully, taking risks and by developing a resourceful and innovative outlook. Through the evaluation of past and present design and technology, we hope they will develop a critical understanding of its impact on daily life and the wider world and be able to assimilate it effectively into their future lives and aspirations.
The Design Process
The design process should be never ending, with opportunities to develop new designs by refining and building on existing ideas. We have designed our curriculum to demonstrate this