Design and technology is taught at Twiss Green School to enable the children to learn how to contribute towards and intervene creatively and constructively to improve the rapidly changing technological world in which they live.
To help the children to develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently.
To enable the children to build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make quality prototypes and products for a wide range of users.
To provide children with the skills to critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others.
To develop the children’s understanding of the principles of nutrition and for them to apply these when learning how to cook.
To draw on disciplines such as maths, science, engineering, computing and art.
As well as the National Curriculum, staff should use the Twiss Green skills progression overview to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding.