Design and Technology
Core Essence: Design and Technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject encompassing a broad range of subject knowledge such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art. It aims to instil a love of cooking which will open doors to one of the great expressions of human creativity.
Pupils learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens.
Key Questions: Design and Technology
Essential Key Skills:
Using and Applying English/Maths in Design and Technology:
English – Speaking and Listening – Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion either individually or in groups (collaboration)
Writing – Instructions; reports (non-chronological); labels and diagrams; persuasive writing i.e. advertisements; recipes and ingredients
Maths – number, calculating (budgeting / money), estimating, and geometry – patterns, reflection, tessellation
Measurement - quantities in cooking (scales / cooking / measurement), time.
Computing – Computer aided design to program, monitor and control their products.