Welcome to Clayton Brook Primary School Design and Technology Curriculum page, we hope that you find some useful information and what to expect from D&T being taught at Clayton Brook.
Our D&T Team is Mrs Monks (Subject Lead) and Mrs Danyardi supported by D&T Subject Ambassador, Harley (Year 4).
Our D and T vision is to creatively design and make products that solve real and relevant problems.
Vision and principles for Design and Technology at Clayton Brook Primary School.
Overview - Long Term Plan
DT around school....
There will be lots of DT learning this term and the DT Subject Team are looking to meet the children to discuss their learning in the coming weeks.
Children have access to a variety of resources during Continuous Provision that helps to develop and consolidate knowledge, skills and understanding when designing and making within their play.
Construction Area - Children have access to a variety of construction kits where they can build, join, stack, balance, and adapt their own constructions.
Craft Area -children have the opportunity to use a variety of tools and techniques and processes and select and combine using a variety of materials.
Busy Fingers -The children use tools and techniques used for Design and Technology Such as scissors, punches, threading, sewing, hammering to develop those most important fine motor skills.
Large Outdoor Construction -Outside the children have access to a wide variety of large scale resources such as crates, planks, tyres and drain pipes giving them an opportunity to design, make, adapt, problem solve, modify and put structures to the test together alongside their peers
Year 1 - Mechanisms
Rabbit in a hat - exploring a slider mechanism
Moving picture -The Gingerbread Man
Moving firework pictures.
Moving Nursery Rhyme book for Reception children.
Luke has shown a great interest in Mechanisms. He chose a book with sliders from the library.
Year 1 have a made a great Nursery Rhyme book for Reception. The children enjoyed sharing their books during Nursery Rhyme Week.
Year 2- Structures
Brilliant Beginning - make a lighthouse
The children made an excellent pier for the Isle of Struay.
Year 3 - Food
Year 3 children enjoyed a trip to Cobble Hey Farm. They enjoyed preparing, cooking and eating a healthy lunch. All the ingredients were from the farm and the local area.
Seasonal Apple Crumble - apples harvested from our school orchard.
Year 4 - Electrical Systems
Year 5 - Mechanical Systems
Year 6 - Food
Starter - Chicken and Noodle Soup