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INTENT 

What you teach - your programme(s) of study 

  • Raise awareness of the importance of Creative Curriculum - DT (encourage a positive attitude towards DT) 
  • Long term plan showing progression of skills and knowledge taught from EYFS to Year 6 
  • Children’s work celebrated – develop children’s pride in their work. 
  • Linking DT curriculum to other curriculums 

 

IMPLEMENTATION 

How you teach it - your delivery of the above  

  • CPD for staff 
  • Provide opportunities to a broad access of different medias and tools in DT  
  • Skills and knowledge taught at appropriate levels, including recording, analysing, expressing and communicating interest in scale/proportion and spatial qualities  
  • Experience the joy and satisfaction of experimenting and creating their own models. 
  • Develop a deep understanding and love of DT from a wide range of cultures and traditions that will grow throughout their lives 
  • Know they are able to contribute to and be part of the cultural life and identity of Nottingham – E.g. participating in The Nottingham BookBench project. 

 

MPACT 

So what - your evaluations of the above 

Impact (So What?) 

  

  • Enhanced children’s confidence in their skills and knowledge in DT, and are able to record, analyse, express and communicate interest in scale/proportion and spatial qualities  
  • Participate in ‘Take One Picture’ and fostering ability to organise words to plan, annotate and describe some design/sculptures processes.  
  • Some children will participate and contribute in an ensemble outside school and/or develop skills to gain life skills such as; team work, confidence, focus, problem solving and commitment. 

DT yearly coverage 2019-2020

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 1

puppets (cutting, joining and finishing) Describe how different textiles feel. Make a product from textile by gluing. To measure textiles. Join textiles together using a running stich or over sewing. Cut textiles .Explain why I chose a certain textile

 

Giant Models

Make a structure / model using different materials. Keep my work tidy. Make my model stronger if it needs to be. Measure materials to use in a model or structure. Join material in different ways. Use joining, folding or rolling to make a model or structure stronger.

 

Cooking and Nutrition

Cut food safely. Describe the texture of foods. Be hygienic when cooking Think of interesting ways of decorating food I have made e.g. icing a cake Describe the properties of the ingredients I am using.

Structures and Mechanisms

Make a product which moves. Cut materials using scissors. Describe the materials using different words. Say why I have chosen moving parts. Join materials together as part of a moving product. Add some kind of design to my product

Year 2

puppets (cutting, joining and finishing) Describe how different textiles feel. Make a product from textile by gluing. To measure textiles. Join textiles together using a running stich or over sewing. Cut textiles .Explain why I chose a certain textile

 

Giant Models

Make a structure / model using different materials. Keep my work tidy. Make my model stronger if it needs to be. Measure materials to use in a model or structure. Join material in different ways. Use joining, folding or rolling to make a model or structure stronger.

 

Cooking and Nutrition

Cut food safely. Describe the texture of foods. Be hygienic when cooking Think of interesting ways of decorating food I have made e.g. icing a cake Describe the properties of the ingredients I am using

Structures and Mechanisms

Make a product which moves. Cut materials using scissors. Describe the materials using different words. Say why I have chosen moving parts. Join materials together as part of a moving product. Add some kind of design to my product

Year 3

 

 

 

DT – Volcanos (newspaper and mudrock) Create interactive weather map

DT - 3D models Viking shields

 

Year 4

 

Christmas Cards and Presents/ Advent Calendars

Making Volcanoes

Musical Instruments

Food Tasting Greek Food

Greek Masks Making Animations of Pandora’s Box

Year 5

Egyptian flatbread

 

 

 

 

Design the ultimate beach chair

Year 6

 

 

Chocolate bars

 

 

Create own island

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