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Kingswood Primary School

"Opportunity, Enjoyment, Excellence"

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Kingswood Primary School

"Opportunity, Enjoyment, Excellence"

Years 3 & 4

Knowledge and skills:

During Year 3 & Year 4 the children learn to:

  • prove that their design meets some set criteria;
  • follow a step-by-step plan, choosing the right equipment and materials;
  • design a product and make sure that it looks attractive;
  • choose a textile for both its suitability and appearance;
  • select the most appropriate tools and techniques for a given task;
  • make a product which uses both electrical and mechanical components;
  • work accurately to measure, make cuts and make holes;
  • describe how food ingredients come together.

 

  • use ideas from other people when they are designing;
  • produce a plan and explain it;
  • evaluate and suggest improvements for my designs;
  • evaluate products for both their purpose and appearance;
  • explain how they have improved their original design;
  • present a product in an interesting way;
  • measure accurately;
  • persevere and adapt their work when their original ideas do not work;
  • know how to be both hygienic and safe when using food.
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