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St John's Mead

Church of England Primary School

‘Valuing Effort, Valuing Others, Valuing Self’

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Design Technology

Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject that combines designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding in order to design, make and evaluate products. Children create products using a wide range of materials and components, evaluate what they have created, and investigate and analyse existing products. The subject includes a focus on: cooking and nutrition combined with experience with construction materials, textiles, mechanisms, programming and control and computer aided design. Children learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable people.