At St John's we follow a topic-based curriculum. Our scheme is designed to prepare children for a continuously changing world. We feel that our scheme encourages children to become creative problem solvers both as individuals and as part of a team. Through the study of Design Technology children combine practical skills with an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues in order to design, make and evaluate products. Not only will our children develop their skills and vocabulary but also in living out values such as resilience We want all our children to become informed consumers, potential innovators and risk takers. Design Technology is taught in each year group throughout the academic year. We believe that high-quality lessons will inspire children to think critically, independently, innovatively and develop creative, procedural and technical understanding.
The teaching of Design Technology across St John's follows the National Curriculum through:
At St John's we are dedicated to teaching and delivering high a quality Design and Technology curriculum, through fun and purposeful projects and experiences.
We measure the impact of our curriculum through the following methods:
Year Group Design and Technology Topic Based Overviews
Design and Technology is all around us!
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