DT

LTP

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reception

All about me

Make use of props and materials when role playing characters in narratives and stories.

Festivals 

Share their creations, explaining the process they have used;

Traditional Tales

Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

Fantasy creatures

Make use of props and materials when role playing characters in narratives and stories.

Life Cycles and growing

Share their creations, explaining the process they have used;

Summer

Make use of props and materials when role playing characters in narratives and stories

Year 1

Food-Smoothie – Designing, create and evaluate a healthy smoothie

Food

Cut, peel and grate ingredients safely and hygienically. 

Measure or weigh using measuring cups or scales.

Assemble or cook ingredients. 

Explore how product have been created.

Explore objects and designs to identify likes and dislikes.

Design products that have a clear purpose and have an intended user. 

Make products, refining the design as work progresses. 



Textiles- Designing, create and evaluate a teddy Bear

Textiles


• Shape textiles using templates.

 • Join textiles using running stitch.

 • Colour and decorate textiles using a number of techniques (adding sequins).

 

Wheels & Axels

Mechanics

• Create products using levers, wheels and winding mechanisms.

Materials

• Cut materials safely using tools provided. • Measure and mark out to the nearest centimetre. • Demonstrate a range of cutting and shaping techniques (such as tearing, cutting, folding and curling). • Demonstrate a range of joining techniques (such as gluing, hinges or combining materials to strengthen).

 

Structures- Beach Huts

Construction

 • Use materials to practise drilling, screwing, gluing and nailing materials to make and strengthen products.

Mechanics

• Create products using levers, wheels and winding mechanisms.

Year 2

 

Making Castles

Materials

• Cut materials safely using tools provided. • Measure and mark out to the nearest centimetre. • Demonstrate a range of cutting and shaping techniques (such as tearing, cutting, folding and curling). • Demonstrate a range of joining techniques (such as glueing, hinges or combining materials to strengthen).

 

Food – safety and hygiene 

Portable snacks 

Food


Cut, peel and grate ingredients safely and hygienically. 

Measure or weigh using measuring cups or scales.

Assemble or cook ingredients. 

Design products that have a clear purpose and have an intended user. 

Make products, refining the design as work progresses. 

 

Structures- stability, strength, design inspiration, breaks 

Construction

• Use materials to practise drilling, screwing, glueing and nailing materials to make and strengthen products.

Year 3

Food –healthy eating making a salad. Knife skills. 

Food

• Prepare ingredients hygienically using appropriate utensils. • Measure ingredients to the nearest gram accurately. • Follow a recipe. • Assemble or cook ingredients (controlling the temperature of the oven or hob, if cooking).

 

Pneumatic monsters

Mechanics

• Use scientific knowledge of the transference of forces to choose appropriate mechanisms for a product (such as levers, winding mechanisms, pulleys and gears).

  

Shaduf 

Mechanics

• Use scientific knowledge of the transference of forces to choose appropriate mechanisms for a product (such as levers, winding mechanisms, pulleys and gears).

Materials

• Cut materials accurately and safely by selecting appropriate tools. • Measure and mark out to the nearest millimetre. • Apply appropriate cutting and shaping techniques that include cuts within the perimeter of the material (such as slots or cut outs). • Select appropriate joining techniques.

Year 4

Sewing cross stitch

Textiles

Understand the need for a seam allowance. 

• Join textiles with appropriate stitching.

 • Select the most appropriate techniques to decorate textiles

 

Construction

• Choose suitable techniques to construct products or to repair items. • Strengthen materials using suitable techniques.

Electricals and electronics 

• Create series and parallel circuits

 

Viking boats

Materials

• Cut materials accurately and safely by selecting appropriate tools. • Measure and mark out to the nearest millimetre. • Apply appropriate cutting and shaping techniques that include cuts within the perimeter of the material (such as slots or cut outs). • Select appropriate joining techniques.

 

Year 5




Design an energy bar for a polar scientist. Hygiene and nutrition lesson included.


Food

• Understand the importance of correct storage and handling of ingredients (using knowledge of micro-organisms). • Measure accurately and calculate ratios of ingredients to scale up or down from a recipe. • Demonstrate a range of baking and cooking techniques. • Create and refine recipes, including ingredients, methods, cooking times and temperatures

Greek Food – food from other cultures, celebration food. Pitta? See bread unit p427). Link to cultural events. 

Food

• Understand the importance of correct storage and handling of ingredients (using knowledge of micro-organisms). • Measure accurately and calculate ratios of ingredients to scale up or down from a recipe. • Demonstrate a range of baking and cooking techniques. • Create and refine recipes, including ingredients, methods, cooking times and temperatures. 


Arch structures (p353) or frame structures (p369) ?Parthenon or Hadrian’s arch. Link to Greek learning 

Construction

Develop a range of practical skills to create products (such as cutting, drilling and screwing, nailing, gluing, filing and sanding).


OR

Make labyrinths. Wooden structures. 

Construction

Develop a range of practical skills to create products (such as cutting, drilling and screwing, nailing, gluing, filing and sanding). 

Soft Bags – create protection bag for tile

Textiles

 • Create objects (such as a cushion) that employ a seam allowance. 

• Join textiles with a combination of stitching techniques (such as back stitch for seams and running stitch to attach decoration).

Great Exhibition – chn to create their own invention ie

Victorian Toys.Pop up of wheeled.  wheels, axels, cams etc. Pulleys p387, CAMs p403)

Mechanics

Convert rotary motion to linear using cams. 

• Use innovative combinations of electronics (or computing) and mechanics in product designs.

Construction

Develop a range of practical skills to create products (such as cutting, drilling and screwing, nailing, gluing, filing and sanding). 

Year 6



• Understand the importance of correct storage and handling of ingredients (using knowledge of micro-organisms)

(Stollen, sauerkraut)


• Measure accurately and calculate ratios of ingredients to scale up or down from a recipe.


• Demonstrate a range of baking and cooking techniques.

(Stollen)


• Create and refine recipes, including ingredients, methods, cooking times and temperatures.

Anderson Shelters


• Cut materials with precision and refine the finish with appropriate tools (such as sanding wood after cutting or a more precise scissor cut after roughly cutting out a shape).

• Show an understanding of the qualities of materials to choose appropriate tools to cut and shape (such as the nature of fabric may require sharper scissors than would be used to cut paper).

• Use innovative combinations of electronics (or computing) and mechanics in product designs.

• Use prototypes, cross-sectional diagrams and computer aided designs to represent designs. 

Wartime cooking


• Understand the importance of correct storage and handling of ingredients (using knowledge of micro-organisms).

• Demonstrate a range of baking and cooking techniques.

• Create and refine recipes, including ingredients, methods, cooking times and temperatures.

 

Fiver Challenge – independently develop a range of practical skills