Design & technology
- Scheme of work covering Years 1-6
- Complete National curriculum coverage
- 100+ lesson plans, adaptable to other topics
- Teacher and pupil demonstration videos
Knowledge and skills developed
- Cooking and nutrition: Where food comes from, balanced diet, preparation and cooking skills
- Mechanical systems: Mimic natural movements using mechanisms such as cams, followers, levers and sliders
- Textiles: Fastening, sewing and decorative fabric techniques including cross stitch, blanket stitch and appliqué
- Electrical systems: Functional series circuits, individual circuit components, circuit diagrams and electrical products
- Structures: Material functional and aesthetic properties, strength and stability, stiffen and reinforce structures
- Digital world: Program products to monitor and control, develop designs with 2D and 3D CAD software
Introducing Design and technology at Kapow Primary
Our Curriculum overview shows how Kapow Primary’s Design and technology scheme covers the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 and KS2.
- Authored by primary D&T specialists.
- Content based on D&T Association's "Projects on a Page" and beyond.
- A full scheme of work, easily adaptable to your teaching needs, time and resources.
- Clear progression of learning throughout KS1 and KS2.
- Relevant cross-curricular opportunities.
- Assessment quiz and knowledge catcher for every unit of lessons.
- Standard long-term plan, combined Art and D&T long-term plan and mixed-age two-year cycle.
- A resources and costings spreadsheet that lists the costs of equipment and consumables required for each of our Design and technology units.
- Alternative themes for existing units to provide a greater choice of topics and applied-learning (Spring 2022).
- Seasonal units providing alternative festive outcomes while ensuring children continue to progress in their design and technology knowledge and skills (Spring 2022).
- Knowledge organisers for our Digital world units (Spring 2022).
Have a read of our latest Design and technology blog, ‘Bring real-world production methods to your class and take control of resources and costs‘. This blog demonstrates how you can use production methods to deliver lessons with a difference and provide you with more control to manage the cost and number of resources required to complete each unit. They are also a great way to encourage your pupils to work together effectively as a team and strive for a common goal!