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Design and Technology - KS1 - Year 1 / 2

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Topic: Space Explorers Topic: Food Glorious Food Topic: Dynamic Dinosaurs

 

Objectives to be covered within every topic.

 

Design:

  • design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology

 

Evaluate:

  • explore and evaluate a range of existing products
  • evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria

Cycle B : 2015/16

Autumn Term

Make a rocket / spacesuit

 

Make:

Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]

Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials and textiles according to their characteristics.

 

Technical Knowledge:

Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable.

  (If making rockets:) Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products.
Spring Term
Enterprise / packaging / fair trade

 

Understand where food comes from

 

Make:

  • Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including ingredients, according to their characteristics
Summer Term

Moving dinosaurs with mechanisms

 

Make:

  • Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]
  • Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials and textiles according to their characteristics.

 

Technical Knowledge:

  • Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable.
  •  Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products.

 

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