Our Design and Technology curriculum prepares children to deal with tomorrow's rapidly changing world. It encourages children to become independent, creative problem solvers and thinkers as individuals and working alongside others. It enables them to identify needs and opportunities and to respond to them by developing a range of ideas and by designing and making products. It gives children the opportunity to evaluate products against the design brief, taking on board the views of others to improve their work which enables children to understand that products are in a continual state of improvement and refinement. Through the study of Design and Technology, the children combine practical skills with an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues. This allows them to reflect on and evaluate past and present technology, it's uses and impacts.
At Waterloo Primary School, we complete DT projects using practical skills tasks and the 'design, create and evaluate' phases. This allows pupils to enhance their ideas and develop specific practical skills (For example, learning how to cross-stitch using textiles). Below are a number of documents that outline the DT curriculum at Waterloo but please feel free to email us if you would like to find out more.
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