Statement of Intent
Parkgate Primary understands that Design Technology allow pupils to solve problems, think creatively and develop ideas. These subjects offer pupils a chance to use creative thinking and activity within a defined purpose and tangible outcome. Our school is committed to nurturing pupils’ curiosity and creativity, as well as preparing them for living in a modern world where technology is rapidly changing and advancing.
By teaching D&T, we aim to help pupils:
Develop their design and making skills.
Develop their knowledge and understanding of design and technologies.
Use a wide range of tools and materials.
Learn about working safely and using protective measures.
Work individually and collaborate with other pupils in a variety of contexts.
Develop the capability to create products of a high standard through skills and understanding.
Evaluate products, made by themselves, their peer groups and external companies.
Explore the man-made world and encourage discussion of how we live and work within it.
Develop an interest in and an understanding of technological processes and the role of manufacturing in society.
Become creative thinkers and learners, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences.
Evaluate their work and the work of their peers, as well as other artists.
Learn the principles of nutrition, healthy eating and how to cook.
By the end of EYFS children will be able to:
By the end of KS1 children will be able to
By the end of KS2 children will be able to