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This year we will be seeing some new and up-dated projects for Design Technology. We have planned challenging units, an outline of which can be found in the curriculum map below with a sample plan, which allow the children to explore and develop skills in the key areas; Textiles, food, structures, mechanisms and control. 


Children in Year 5 will be able to develop their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and maths) skills with an exciting Robotics club at The John Warner School. Look out for more on this soon. 


If your child is interested in DT and STEM activities please explore the external websites below for ideas of things to do at home. 

Sample DT module

Robotic’s headed over to John Warner to experience a VEX competition. It will be their turn before they know it.


Stem club - moon vehicles

2nd week STEM club- super separators

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Along side learning about air pressure, we looked at how chemical reactions can separate objects.

1st week STEM club- air pressure and gliders



DT 2017 to 2018 

Primary Engineers Project


This year we have been working with the Primary Engineers association to develop our own subject knowledge and unique experiences for the children. We have been learning how to make a range of moving vehicles; from the simple shoe box car to wiring our own electric moving cars. During this project both staff and children have been learning a wide range of new skills and finding out how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) are linked together within a task. Below are a selection of photos from some of our sessions. Soon we will be attending a special celebration event at a top Engineering business.

Amazing Winners!

STEM challenges



DT 2016 to 2017 

Displays from Open Evening

Displays from around the school

Join year 2 in discovering the steps involved in the design technology process. 

Year 2 have been completing their focus practical task- building the frame of a vehicle.

Now for the test...

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Construction has begun

Final product

Year 2 have been at it again. Follow their design process  for their playground topic. 

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