Design and Technology

  • Design and technology is an inspiring, rigorous and practical subject. Using creativity and imagination, pupils at St Peter’s design and make products that solve real and relevant problems within a variety of contexts, considering their own and others’ needs, wants and values.
  • Pupils acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, engineering, computing and art.
  • Pupils learn how to take risks, becoming resourceful, innovative, enterprising and capable citizens.
  • Through the evaluation of past and present design and technology, they develop a critical understanding of its impact on daily life and the wider world.
  • Pupils at St Peter’s develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world.
  • They build and apply a repertoire of knowledge, understanding and skills in order to design and make high-quality prototypes and products for a wide range of users.
  • They can critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others. They understand and apply the principles of nutrition and begin to learn how to cook.

Curriculum Overview

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