Design and Technology Curriculum

Year 3

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To generate specification
  • To generate initial design ideas
  • Introduce basic sewing skills: threading needle, tying knots, tying off

Week 2

Outcome

  • To continue basic sewing skills
  • To practice new techniques on prototype: Running stich, Back stitch, Half Cross stitch, Cross Stitch

Week 3

Outcome

  • To design bookmark on dotted paper
  • To practice new techniques on prototype: Running stich, Back stitch, Half Cross stitch, Cross Stitch

Week 4

Outcome

  • Visual Evalutation as a class
  • To start sewing design onto bookmark

Week 5

Outcome

  • To continue sewing design onto bookmark

Week 6

Outcome

  • To finish sewing design onto bookmark

Week 7

Outcome

  • To continue sewing design onto bookmark

Week 8

Outcome

  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To classify a variety of vegetables into groups

Week 2

Outcome

  • To know the seasonality of a variety of fruits and vegetables

Week 3

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To generate a specification
  • To learn and practice two new cutting techniques, including: baton and dice

Week 4

Outcome

  • To learn and practice new cutting techniques, including: bridge and claw method, baton, dice, chiffonade, slice and ribbon

Week 5

Outcome

  • To plan and design our salad

Week 6

Outcome

  • To prepare and plate salad
  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To complete initial visual research (art nouveau, arts and crafts, art deco, Bauhaus)
  • To generate specification
  • To generate initial design ideas

Week 2

Outcome

  • To measure and cut wood for chair
  • Health and Safety demonstration

Week 3

Outcome

  • To measure and cut wood for chair
  • Visual evaluation whole class

Week 4

Outcome

  • To measure and cut wood for chair
  • To sand wood for chair
  • Introduce adhesives, start gluing chair

Week 5

Outcome

  • To continue the gluing process of chair
  • To complete chair design ideas

Week 6

Outcome

  • Paint chair
  • Complete Evaluation

Autumn

Textiles

  • Bookmark

Spring

Food Technology

  • Prepare a plate of salad

Summer

Resistant Materials

  • Chairs

Year 4

Week 1

Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To complete initial visual research
  • To generate specification
  • To generate initial design ideas

Week 4

Outcome

  • Recap basic sewing skills (running  stitch, back stitch, half cross stitch, cross stitch)
  • To generate final design with sewn boarder
  • Visual evaluation whole class
  • To transfer final design onto polystyrene tile

Week 3

Outcome

  • To print design onto fabric (Binca)
  • To practice sewing skills

Week 5

Outcome

  • To embroider  boarder onto printed Binca

Week 6

Outcome

  • To continue embroidery

 

Extension

  • To design an additional embroidered element

Week 7

Outcome

  • To complete embroidery

 

Extension

  • To design an additional embroidered element
  • To sew an additional design element

Week 8

Outcome

  • To evaluate final design and end product using star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To discuss and define the characteristics of a sandwich
  • To explore the history of sandwiches
  • To understand different food groups and their importance in relation to our brief

Week 2

Outcome

  • To compare contrasting bread types.(White, whole meal, 50/50, gluten free, rye, sour dough. flat bread)
  • How is bread made?

 

Practical

  • Taste Panel

Week 3

Outcome

  • Introduce filling ingredients (dairy, vegan, fruit and veg, fats and sugars)
  • Taste panel – curated combinations
  • To design own sandwich using results from taste panel
  • Exploded diagram

Week 4

Practical – 2 lessons combined

  • Morning lesson to make dough and let rise (30min lesson)
  • Come back after an hour and shape into rolls, do second rise (15 min lesson)
  • Bake them over lunch
  • Once cooled children construct sandwich
  • Complete taste panel (60 min lesson)

Week 5

Practical – 2 lessons combined

  • Morning lesson to make dough and let rise (30min lesson)
  • Come back after an hour and shape into rolls, do second rise (15 min lesson)
  • Bake them over lunch
  • Once cooled children construct sandwich
  • Complete taste panel (60 min lesson)

Week 6

Outcome

  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile
  • Quiz

Week 1

Outcome

  • To investigate the history of toys
  • Design styles  1940- 2000

Week 2

Outcome

  • To introduce design brief and Specification
  • To generate design ideas for marble maze

Week 3

Outcome

  • To generate a scale model of final design idea

Week 4

Outcome

  • To cut wooden dowel with accuracy using a Junior Hacksaw

Week 5

Outcome

  • To perfect wood finishing techniques. (sandpaper & adhesive)

Week 6

Outcome

  • To complete construction
  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Autumn

Textiles

  • Yanoomami square

Spring

Food Technology

  • Bread and sandwich making

Summer

Resistant Materials

  • Marble Maze

Year 5

Week 1

Rules, expectations and presentation

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

France residential and Harvest Festival rehearsal

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Week 1

Outcome

  • To define the purpose of each ingredient in a basic muffin recipe
  • History of baking

Week 2

Outcome

  • To prepare and bake a simple muffin recipe in groups
  • To understand the role each ingredient has on the integrity of the recipe
  • Write prediction

Week 3

Outcome

  • To analyse results of baking experiment
  • To design own muffin recipe

Week 4

Outcome

  • To prepare and bake own healthy muffin recipe in groups
  • To complete a taste panel for your muffin(Double Lesson)

Week 5

Outcome

  • To prepare and bake own healthy muffin recipe in groups
  • To complete a taste panel for your muffin(Double Lesson)

Week 6

Outcome

  • To evaluate final product using a star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To complete initial visual research
  • To generate specification
  • To generate measurements for our design ideas
  • Introduce basic sewing skills

Week 2

Outcome

  • To understand the importance of pattern cutting
  • To complete design idea
  • To practice basic sewing skills

Week 3

Outcome

  • To convert design idea to pattern paper
  • To transfer pattern onto felt with accuracy
  • To cut felt with accuracy
  • To pin felt together
  • To start sewing product together

Week 4

Outcome

  • To sew product together
  • To insert stuffing and continue to complete sewing of product
  • To apply face, eyes, mouth etc. to product

Week 5

Outcome

  • To finish sewing product together
  • To finish inserting stuffing and continue to complete sewing of product

Week 6

Outcome

  • To finish applying face, eyes, mouth etc. to product
  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Autumn

Resistant Materials

  • Moon buggy

Spring

Food Technology

  • Muffins

Summer

Textiles

  • Felt monster

Year 6

Week 1

Outcome

  • To understand the main features of a Morse Code Machine
  • To introduce the design brief
  • To generate specification
  • To generate measurements for boarder and obstacles

Week 2

Outcome

  • To cut lengths of wooden dowel with accuracy using a junior hacksaw
  • To construct the circuit board

Week 3

Outcome

  • To cut wood with accuracy using a Tenon Saw
  • To construct switch our switch

Week 4

Outcome

  • To use adhesive accurately
  • To glue circuit board in place
  • To apply finishing techniques (sanding) to switch

Week 5

Outcome

  • To construct a parallel circuit
  • To finish sanding switch

Week 6

Outcome

  • To construct switch (torsion spring) and attach circuit
  • To glue switch to circuit board
  • To attach circuit to circuit board

Week 7

Outcome

  • To test function of finished product
  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To compare existing products
  • To generate specification
  • Generate initial design ideas

Week 2

Outcome

  • To measure relevant equipment accurately
  • Use measurements to determine the dimensions of your product
  • To design and draw pattern for product

Week 3

Outcome

  • To transfer pattern onto Calico
  • Recap sewing skills
  • Introduce cotton thread, needles, demonstrate back stitch

Week 4

Outcome

  • To start sewing product together
  • To attach fastening

 

Extension

  • Add additional embroidered elements

Week 5

Outcome

  • To complete sewing product together
  • To finish attaching fastening

 

Extension

  • Finish additional embroidered elements

Week 6

Outcome

  • To complete sewing product together
  • To finish attaching fastening

 

Extension

  • Finish additional embroidered elements
  • To evaluate final design and product using a star profile

Week 1

Outcome

  • To introduce the design brief
  • To discuss and define the characteristics of pasta
  • To explore the History of Pasta

Week 2

Outcome

  • To examine the characteristics of a pasta recipe
  • Egg whites, egg yolks, water: Identifying the best source of hydration

Week 3

Rhos y Gwaliau

Week 4

Outcome

  • To describe and demonstrate how to make fresh pasta in groups(Make dough to be used next week)

Week 5

Outcome

  • To describe and demonstrate how to create tagliatelle
  • Roll out Pasta from last week

Week 5

Outcome

  • To complete evaluation using a star profile
  • Complete end of topic quiz

Autumn

Resistant Materials

  • Morse code machine

Spring

Textiles

  • CAD design and tote bag

Summer

Food Technology

  • Pasta making