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Design and Technology - KS2 - Year 5 / 6

 

 

Autumn Term

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Summer Term

Topic:  Monarchs

Topic:  Parrots and Palms

Topic:  On our Patch

*Cooking and Nutrition Toolkit: Sainsbury’s

Light Bite Chef: Couscous with peas and avocado / Cheesy chive eggy toasts

Head Chef: Bramley apple and walnut loaf cake / Tuna quesadillas

Objectives to be covered within every topic.

Design:

  • Use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups
  • generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design

Evaluate:

  • investigate and analyse a range of existing products
  • evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work
  • understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world

YEAR: 5/6

Cycle B

(2015-2016)

 

Design & Technology

 

 

Shelters

Make:

-select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately.

- select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials and textiles  according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities .

Cooking and Nutrition – savoury dishes / healthy lifestyle

- understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet

- prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques

-understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.

 

Topic:  Mayan Civilisation & Stone Age

Topic:  France

 

Topic:  Togas and Temples

 

YEAR: 5/6

Cycle A

(2016-2017)

 

Design & Technology

 

 

 

Towers and lighting up

Technical Knowledge:

apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures

-understand and use electrical systems in their products [for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs, buzzers and motors]

-apply their understanding of computing to program, monitor and control their products.

Cooking and Nutrition – savoury dishes / healthy lifestyle

- understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet

- prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques

-understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.

 

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