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D.T. Curriculum Overview (2020-2021)

 

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Year 1

Slides and Levers

Mechanisms

 

Free Standing Structures

Structures

Preparing Fruit and Vegetables

Food

Year 2

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Food

Wheels and Axels

Mechanisms

 

Templates and Joining

Textiles

Microbits

Coding

Year 3

Shell Structures

Structures

 

Food

Healthy and Varied Diet

Food

2D Shape to 3D Product

Textiles

 

Year 4

Levers and Linkages

Mechanical Systems

Simple Circuits and Switches

Electrical Systems

Food

Food

Microbits

Coding

Year 5

Food 

Celebrating Culture and Seasonality

 Food

Combining different fabric shapes.

Textiles

Frame Structures

Structures

 

Year 6

More complex switches

 Electrical Systems

Pulleys and Gears

Mechanical Systems

Food

Food

Microbits

Coding

 

All planning for each topic is available on the school website https://www.st-giles.walsall.sch.uk/design-and-technology/

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