The aims for teaching design and technology are to:
*develop the creative, practical and technical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently.
*build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make prototypes and products.
*critique, evaluate and test their ideas and the work of and others.
*understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook.
In both Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils should work in a range of relevant contexts, including home, school, gardens, playgrounds, the local community, industry and the wider environment.
Making Timber Frame Houses in Beech Class
The children of Beech Class studied early car design. They then designed their own vehicles with an axle and wheels. The designs were tested and modified for speed and aerodynamics.
Making Anglo Saxon Shields in Sycamore Class
Stitching Christmas Cards
Cookery and Nutrition
Cooking and learning about healthy eating and healthy lifestyles is also an important part of the D.T. curriculum.
The Great Lapworth Bake Off
The Great Lapworth Bake Off.
On Monday 5th March children brought in cakes for our first ever Bake Off Competition. A wonderful selection of cakes and breads were brought in too school. The competition was judged by Chef Brady. With prizes being awarded to Molly Forrester for the Juniors and Lachlan Homer for the infants. We were all very impressed with the culinary talent in our school. After school the cakes were sold to raise money both for our school and The Children's Food Trust a Uk based diabetes charity.