Image of Reception - DT - Making Fruit Rockets
25 Mar

Reception - DT - Making Fruit Rockets

This afternoon the children have been making fruit rockets. The children had to follow the pattern to create their rocket, selecting melon, strawberries or marshmallows. Although the children enjoyed making them, they loved eating them even more!

Image of Reception Class - Design and Technology - Creating Rockets
25 Mar

Reception Class - Design and Technology - Creating Rockets

As part of our space theme the children have been using diffferent materials to create a rocket. The children used joining, linking, cutting and sticking skills to create their designs, they worked really hard to finish their creations.

Image of Year 3 - Design and Technology - Sandwich Snacks
17 Mar

Year 3 - Design and Technology - Sandwich Snacks

This term in DT we are learning about Sandwich Snacks. Today the children talked about the different types of bread that they could and tasted naan, bangles, pitta and wraps.

Image of Year 2 - Design and Technology - Sewing
15 Mar

Year 2 - Design and Technology - Sewing

Today in DT we practised our sewing skills ready to start designing and making our own puppets.

Image of Year 4 - DT - Light Up Box Construction
13 Mar

Year 4 - DT - Light Up Box Construction

We have started to construct our light up design boxes in DT this afternoon... some good designs coming :-) stay tuned!

Image of Year 2 - DT - Finger Puppets
7 Mar

Year 2 - DT - Finger Puppets

DT- in DT today year 2 have made finger puppets, The children have really enjoyed making them.

Image of Year 1 - Funky Food
1 Mar

Year 1 - Funky Food

This week Year 1 started their new D.T unit of Funky Food. We started this unit by doing a survey of our favourite fruits and vegetables. The photographs show the children completing a tally chart as they asked their friends questions. Then Year 1 produced pictograms of what they found.

Image of Year 4 - DT - LED Lights
29 Feb

Year 4 - DT - LED Lights

As part of our DT topic we have been investigating 'Light Up' signs and created series circuits with switches and resistors with the aim of lighting different LED lights

Image of Year 4 DT - Light Boxes
21 Feb

Year 4 DT - Light Boxes

Year 4 have been exploring light up boxes in DT this week and have also been looking into 'light up signs' and their uses.

Image of Year 4 DT Making Bowls
11 Jan

Year 4 DT Making Bowls

We have started a new topic in DT today: 3D form. Today we have started to use simple materials to make a bowl and paint to the style of our chosen artist

Image of Reception - Playdough Christmas Trees
12 Dec

Reception - Playdough Christmas Trees

This morning we have been creating some christmas trees at our playdough table. The children have moulded their playdough into tree shapes and used lots of materials to decorate them, including gems, beads, pompoms and pipe cleaners. They did a great job and have created some Fabulous trees!

Image of Year 6 DT - Bridges
23 Nov

Year 6 DT - Bridges

In our DT lessons we have been learning about bridges. These photos show us investigating how much weight an arch will hold, and also the amazing suspension bridges we designed and created.

Image of Year 3 - Stocking Design
21 Nov

Year 3 - Stocking Design

Today Year 3 began planning and designing their own Christmas stockings. They thought about what designs they would like to create, who they would be making it for and the colours they would like to use. Over the next couple of weeks they will begin to make their stockings.

Image of Year 3 - DT - Making Christmas Stockings
15 Nov

Year 3 - DT - Making Christmas Stockings

Year 3 have begun to get ready for Christmas. In DT they are learning how to make Christmas Stockings. They have looked at lots of different designs and patterns that they could use and have been trying to thread their own needles as well as practicing sewing using different stitches.

Image of Y6 - DT - Trusses
13 Nov

Y6 - DT - Trusses

Year 6 learnt all about trusses to make bridges strong in D&T, and we created our own trusses. Here are some examples of the trusses we made!

Image of Y1 - DT - Pivot Mechanisms
9 Nov

Y1 - DT - Pivot Mechanisms

Year 1 have been learning how to make a pivot mechanism in Design Technology this week.

Image of Year 1 DT - Making a Fruit Salad
7 Jul

Year 1 DT - Making a Fruit Salad

Year One have made their own fruit salad in DT. They invited Miss Peckson to come and share them outside in the sun.

Image of Y2 DT - Perfect Pizzas
19 May

Y2 DT - Perfect Pizzas

This afternoon, we have enjoyed tasting different types of bread as part of our DT topic 'Perfect Pizzas'. The children then ranked them in order of preference. Ask your child which was their favourite.

Image of Y1 DT - Textiles
3 May

Y1 DT - Textiles

Year One are creating their own fabric strip creations for us to weave next week. We have used glitter, fabric pens and oil pastels.

Image of Year 5 DT - Biscuit Recipes
4 Apr

Year 5 DT - Biscuit Recipes

We have had a very busy morning in Year 5 completing our food topic in DT. This term the children have been researching, comparing and designing biscuit recipes for Willy Wonka! They have tested biscuits, compared recipes and researched fairtrade products we could use before designing our final product. Today, the children worked together to bake chocolate chip biscuits which they then decorated and devoured!

Image of Year 3 - Design Technology
17 Mar

Year 3 - Design Technology

In DT year 3 have been making sandwiches. They have been looking at a variety of bread types and planning what toppings they would like to use when they made their own sandwiches.

Image of Year 6 - DT
5 Jul

Year 6 - DT

Year 6 have spent all day working hard to make veggie burgers and 3 different sauces (tzatziki, salsa and barbecue). Everyone has had a great day, and everyone tried the food they made! Well done Year 6!

Image of Y5 - Making Bread
30 Jun

Y5 - Making Bread

In DT today, year 5 made bread with Mellors. They made lavish bread and had a go at needing pitta bread dough before trying one with garlic butter and another with hummus!

Image of Y2 - Pizza Making
29 Jun

Y2 - Pizza Making

On Wednesday, Y2 had a pizza making session with Mellors Catering. The children discussed the nutritional value of the ingredients, and chose a selection of toppings for their pizza.

Image of Y4 - Design Technology, Circuits.
27 Apr

Y4 - Design Technology, Circuits.

In Design and Technology, Y4 have been investigating circuits. We made some fantastic light up pictures advertising a circus!

Image of Year 1 - DT - Structures.
23 Mar

Year 1 - DT - Structures.

Year 1 have been completing our stable structures. We have made car garages, rabbit hutches and houses for LOL dolls. All of our structures have a ramp and a door.

Image of Year 2 - DT
21 Jan

Year 2 - DT

Year 2 have made their own finger puppets in DT.

Image of Year 6 Design Technology
10 Dec

Year 6 Design Technology

This afternoon Year 6 are making suspension bridges in their Design and Technology lesson.

Image of Y2 Designing and Making Fire Engines.
21 Oct

Y2 Designing and Making Fire Engines.

Year 2 have been busy making their fire engines. They have followed their design and added features including hoses and ladders.