Design and Technology

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At Tree Tops Primary Academy, the teaching of Design and Technology is practical, inspiring and immersive. Pupils acquire a broad range of subject knowledge and draw on disciplines such as mathematics, science, computing and art. We encourage curiosity, creativity and imagination to solve real life, relevant problems which include designing and making as well as application of knowledge. Pupils develop skills by following the process of research, design, making, evaluation and improvement. As they progress, greater emphasis is placed on innovative design and the ability to critique, evaluate and test their ideas and products and the work of others. Pupils develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to thrive in an increasingly technological world.


The National Curriculum for Design and Technology aims to ensure that all pupils: