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Intent of our Design & Technology


Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject.  Using creativity and imagination, children design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values. They acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art. Pupils learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens. Through the evaluation of past and present design and technology, they develop a critical understanding of its impact on daily life and the wider world.  


High-quality design and technology education makes an essential contribution to the creativity, culture, wealth and well-being of the nation.


All children must have a broad and balanced curriculum and all children are expected to be fully engaged in D&T lessons across school.  

National Curriculum Programme of Study for Design & Technology - see the termly plans to see what your child is currently working on.