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Design & Technology

Purpose of the Curriculum:

(What will a high quality Design and Technology education do for our children?)


  • Inspire and challenge pupils to produce high quality DT
  • To enable the pupils to experiment, invent and create their own work
  • Become critical thinkers and develop a rigorous understanding of D&T
  • Educate how D&T both reflects and shaped our history and contribute to the wealth of the nation.


Aim of the Curriculum:

By the end of their time at St Mary & St Margaret’s CE Primary, all pupils should be able to:


  • Produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording experiences
  • Evaluate and analyse creative works using language of craft and design
  • Know about great craft makers and designers



  • Developing, planning and communicating ideas
  • Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to produce quality products
  • Evaluating processes and products
  • Materials and components
  • Systems and control
  • Structures



  • Product analysis
  • Focused practical tasks that develop a range of techniques, skills, processes and knowledge
  • Design and making assignments in different contexts

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