Prospect Hill

Junior School

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To value and respect everyone in our school, in our community, and globally

  • Positivity
  • Resilience
  • Opportunities
  • Understanding
  • Determination

Design & Technology

Our DT topics.



  • To instil a curiosity of how things are constructed and made.
  • To develop an interest into different areas of DT and the process involved in making a final product.
  • To encourage children to be independent thinkers when choosing how to carry out their own DT work.
  • To encourage children to be critical thinkers in order to evaluate both existing products and their own final DT work.
  • To develop skills needed when choosing appropriate tools for the task using tools to produce a final product.
  • To relate our learning in DT to real life and look for opportunities where learnt skills can be used.


In every year group we have 3 main elements of the DT curriculum; Food Technology, card/wood work and textiles.

There are 3 elements to the teaching and learning process for DT in each year group and are as follows:


  • Research
  • Planning and Design
  • Materials to create and make.


Here is the progression of skills grid to show our expectations for our DT curriculum in each year group: