Essential subject materials

A bank of resources to support you and your school to plan and teach Design and Technology

Resources to help you

D&T Long term plans

A standard KS1 and KS2 long-term plan for D&T designed for schools that deliver the subject each week, including an 18-week condensed curriculum version for those with limited curriculum time and a mixed-age two-year rolling cycle version.

D&T Risk assessment

This document outlines the potential hazards presented by processes and equipment-use in Design and technology, with suggested measures to reduce the level of risk.

D&T and Art: Combined long term plan

A combined long-term plan for Kapow Primary’s Design and technology and Art and design subjects.

Design and technology subject leader toolkit

Includes: D&T policy examples, subject leader folder, deep dive examples, and more

Suggested curriculum plan for teaching Design and technology to mixed year groups

A suggested curriculum planner for teaching Design and technology to mixed year groups using Kapow Primary's scheme of work

Vocabulary progression for Design and Technology

A year-by-year list of vocabulary for Kapow Primary's Design and Technology scheme of work. For printing and sharing. Can be used for classroom displays

Pupil progression of skills for Design and technology

A progression of skills document for Design and Technology

Curriculum overview for Design and technology

A curriculum overview showing how Kapow Primary's Design & technology scheme meets the requirements of the KS1 and KS2 National curriculum as well as a suggested plan for mixed-age group teaching

Design and technology: Assessment spreadsheet

An editable assessment spreadsheet for Design and technology

Required resources for Design and technology

A list of resources required for Kapow Primary's Design and technology scheme of work

Knowledge organisers: Year 1 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 1 Design and technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

Knowledge organisers: Year 2 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 2 Design & Technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

Knowledge organisers: Year 3 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 3 Design & Technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

Knowledge organisers: Year 4 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 4 Design & Technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

Knowledge organisers: Year 5 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 5 Design & Technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

Knowledge organisers: Year 6 topics

Visual summaries of the key vocabulary and facts for each of our year 6 Design & Technology topics. Suitable for printing on A4 or larger sizes for classroom display

D&T Extension design challenge sheet

Use this handy design challenge sheet to extend our Design and technology projects for those with more time or as a homework task, to help encourage children to think outside the box.

Generic D&T evaluation templates

Differentiated evaluation templates for pupils to reflect and evaluate their projects. Space has been provided for drawings, diagrams or photographs of their final outcomes. You can edit the templates to adapt them to your specific needs.