National Curriculum Purpose of Study for design & technology
At Little Paxton the intention of the Design and Technology (DT) curriculum is to inspire children and promote practical skills alongside the subject knowledge of maths, science, engineering and art.
National curriculum aims for design & technology
During DT lessons, children learn how to become resilient, resourceful individuals whom have innovative ideology.
Children should be prepared with skills, which enable them to envision a design and critically evaluate it during the making, assessing how they will create their product and how to make it better.
National Curriculum Content for Design & Technology
High quality design and technology education is essential to the contribution of a creative, resilient and critical thinking children: skills that are transferable across the curriculum.