Reception Design and Technology

Parkfielders will be taught the full coverage of the KS1 and KS2 Design & Technology curriculum and this is categorised into five content areas: Structures, Mechanisms, Electrical Systems (KS2 only), Cooking and Nutrition and Textiles.

There are then four strands that run through each topic: Design, Make, Evaluate and Technical Knowledge.

Autumn Term

  • Joining using glue to create a finished product.
  • Exploring joining in a variety of ways.
  • Use of tools-develop scissor safety and control.

Early Learning Characteristics


Physical

30-50 months

Spring Term

  • Choosing the most appropriate joining method to create a desired outcome.
  • Explore and safely use simple workbench tools-hammer, clamp.
  • Design models then make using construction.

Early Learning Characteristics


Physical

30-50 months

Summer Term

  • Plan an ice-cream sundae and then make it. Evaluate after eating!

Early Learning Characteristics


Physical

30-50 months