Design and Technology

Y1 – D&T making jam sandwiches!

Yesterday, the children used their written instructions to help them make jam sandwiches fit for the Queen’s Jubilee! They practised cooking skills such as cutting and spreading and did a great job of following their instructions accurately! Some even used adverbs to really help them!

Y3 Celtic House Building

At the end of our ‘Mists of Time’ topic we have been learning about our Iron Age ancestors, the Celts. We have explored how they lived and the changes seen through their use of iron. We thought that the Celts seemed settled now when compared to the Stone Age hunter gatherers! Inspired by the evidence […]

Make do and Mend

As part of our World War 2 topic, Y6 pupils have been practising their sewing skills. During the war, clothing was rationed and many families stretched their ration-coupons by repairing their existing clothing or exchanging their ration coupons for the raw materials to make new clothes. Inspired by the thought of repairing or reinvigorating an […]

Jamaica Day 2022

As part of our Jamaica day celebrations, Y6 pupils have been developing their Design and Technology skills by preparing jerk chicken served with rice and peas. The pupils were challenged to adapt the recipe to create the perfect spice blend while also having to use their knowledge of ratios to scale quantities up and down […]

Y4 Greek Chiton Sewing Project

As part of our Ancient Greek learning journey, we created chitons (a traditional Ancient Greek item of clothing) for our teddies. We started off practising how to use different sewing techniques – running stitch and back stitch – to create seams and hems on pieces of material. We sewed them into little bags. Then we […]