The teaching of Design & Technology at Grindleton Primary School follows the National Curriculum. The children focus on Food Technology, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Structures and Textiles.
Children are immersed in the design process by researching a range of products and designers to understand a products purpose. For each project the children then carry out the design, make and evaluate phases.
In food technology, children develop an understanding of where food comes from, the importance of a varied diet and how to prepare this.
Children are taught the skills they need to design and make their own product. These skills build on those previously learned. It is an inspiring, practical subject, requiring curiosity, creativity, collaborative working, resourcefulness, and imagination. Children learn to take risks, be reflective, innovative, and resilient.