Design and Technology allows pupils to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to successfully navigate their lives into adulthood. We provide this by immersing our children in a range of real-life contexts and problem solving, allowing children to be creative, imaginative, curious, analytic, and evaluative.
The curriculum for Design and Technology draws on the learning from a wide range of other subjects, including Maths for accurate measurements, art for designing and evaluative understanding and computing skills for researching and designing. This allows our children to practically apply their knowledge and skills when they are designing and creating new products. D
Across children’s time at Cannon Lane, all children will cover these key concepts:
Children are taught to develop imaginative and critical thinking skills, enabling children to talk about what they like and dislike when designing making and evaluating;
Children have been enjoying their after school club using the food technology kitchen with Kiddie Cook.
They have been learning how to; use a knife safely when chopping, mixing wet and dry ingredients, measuring seasoning using measuring spoons and following a recipe. The children have thoroughly enjoyed tasting the ingredients too. Once they have finished their preparation, they take their delicious cooking home to enjoy.