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Design Technology co-ordinator: Miss Halford

 

At Morven Park Primary School we participate in Design Technology projects every half term. We are dedicated to designing, making and evaluating high quality end products and take pride in all the work we complete. Here is what each year group are doing throughout the year:

 

Year 1

Design Technology

  • Textiles – needle work and cutting
  • Construction – making something strong and stiff
  • Mechanisms – wheels and axles

 

Cooking and nutrition

  • Food – safety, ingredients, cutting, chopping and mixing
  • Understand basic principles of a healthy and varied diet
  • Prepare healthy dishes
  • Understand where food comes from

 

Year 2

Design Technology

  • Textiles – needle work, attaching materials, attractive designs and cutting
  • Construction – making something more stable
  • Mechanisms –levers and sliders

Cooking and nutrition

  • Food – safety, ingredients, cutting, chopping and mixing
  • Understand basic principles of a healthy and varied diet
  • Prepare healthy dishes
  • Understand where food comes from

 

Year 3

Design Technology

  • Construction – strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures
  • Mechanisms – pulleys and levers
  • Textiles – sewing, cutting and using a wide variety of materials

 

Cooking and nutrition

  • Apply principles of a healthy varied diet to ingredients for dishes
  • Prepare and cook predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
  • Understand seasonality of ingredients
  • Know where food is reared

 

 

Year 4

Design Technology

  • Construction – strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures
  • Mechanisms – cams and linkages
  • Electronics – switches, bulbs, buzzers, motors
  • Textiles – sewing, using a wide variety of materials

Cooking and nutrition

  • Apply principles of a healthy varied diet to ingredients for dishes
  • Prepare and cook predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
  • Understand seasonality of ingredients
  • Know where food is reared and caught

 

Year 5

Design Technology

  • Mechanisms – gears, pulleys, cams, levers and linkages
  • Computer programs – control a product by a computer program
  • Textiles – sewing, using a wide variety of materials

Cooking and nutrition

  • Apply principles of a healthy varied diet to ingredients for dishes
  • Prepare and cook predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
  • Understand seasonality of ingredients
  • Know where food is reared, caught and processed

 

Year 6

Design Technology

  • Computer programs – control a product by a computer program
  • Electronics – switches, bulbs, buzzers, motors
  • Textiles – sewing, using a wide variety of materials

Cooking and nutrition

  • Apply principles of a healthy varied diet to ingredients for dishes
  • Prepare and cook predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
  • Understand seasonality of ingredients
  • Know where food is reared, caught and processed

 

 

 

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