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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Design and Technology

In our design and technology projects, children are encouraged to use their imagination and creativity to design, make and evaluate products.

In KS1, they learn the skills of cutting, shaping, joining and finishing. They explore and select different materials. For example, children might make moving toys or vehicles learning about levers, wheels and axles.

In KS2, children enhance designs by strengthening and reinforcing more complex structures, they learn how to use gears, pulleys and cams, and how to build electrical circuits and computer programming.


We are in the process of updating our website with more detailed curriculum overviews that include our intent, implementation, and impact. Please check back at a later date for a more thorough view of our academy's approach to this subject. In the meantime, please reach out to our office if you have any questions regarding this subject's curriculum.