D&T unit taught in the Spring and Summer Term
- To know where food comes from (grown, raised and caught)
- To understand seasonality of different foods in the UK and around the world.
- To understand what eating sustainably means.
- To know and understand what is a healthy and varied diet and what makes up the different food groups.
- To carry out research into a cuisine to source ingredients for a meal.
- Using their knowledge and skills know how to prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes safely and hygienically.
- Become increasingly skilled at peeling, chopping, slicing, grating, mixing, kneading and baking.
- Plan and prepare a 3-course meal based on a theme/cuisine.
- Using a detailed step-by-step plan and list of equipment and ingredients needed, make a high quality product applying knowledge and skills.
- Evaluate the meal by discussing the skills used.
- How sustainable are the ingredients?
- How much did it cost to produce?
- To understand a range of circuits and how they work using different types of switches.
- Discuss, investigate and, where practical, disassemble different examples of relevant battery-powered products, including those which are commercially available.
- Investigate different types of alarm systems – link to vehicles.
- Develop a design brief for an alarm for a water vehicle.
User – vehicle owners
Purpose – for security to prevent theft or warn the user about movement of the vehicle
- Using annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, as appropriate, children to develop, model and communicate their ideas.
- Make an alarmed vehicle for a user drawing on knowledge, understanding and skills learnt.
- Test before evaluating the product.
- Evaluate the product against the design criteria.