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JUNIOR SCHOOL Design & Technology Curriculum

Design and Technology Progression of Skills

Cooking and Nutrition Whole School Plan

Design and Technology - the iterative process


This subject offers opportunities for real-world application and purpose. It includes an investigative approach and careful observation. The iterative process (continuous cycle of thinking and doing) promotes curiosity and questioning and shows the children they can affect change which can support independent thinking. Learning from mistakes and refining work to develop resilience and to produce high quality work for a purpose or audience is key. The application of scientific knowledge supports long term learning and this subject provides opportunities to consider sustainability and enterprise.