Curriculum Statement of Intent for Design Technology
At Black Horse Hill Infant School, Design Technology is an inspiring and practical subject, where children learn to think creatively to design products, as individuals and as part of a team. As Design Technologists, children develop their natural curiosity alongside extending their understanding and skills base. Staff support children with retaining childhood confidence in their ideas and skills as they become confident in completing the design cycle to evaluate and extend their ideas.
- develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world
- 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
- critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others
- understand and apply the principles of nutrition and learn how to cook.