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Design Technology

Long Term Plan

Design Technology Progression of skills

Special Educational Needs in Design Technology

Hopwood Process Booklets: Process Booklets are used by the children to record their research, designs and evaluation steps of their project from start to finish.

Design Technology at Hopwood

At Hopwood, the children are very enthusiastic about Design Technology and enjoy learning about their products through research, learning new skills and designing and making their own products! 

Textiles at Hopwood

STEM Workshops

Year 4, 5 and 6 enjoyed taking part in a STEM workshop where they learnt new skills and made their own products. Year 5 made a moving vehicle as part of their mechanisms project. Year 6 created their own electric board games and year 4 created their own torches for their electronic system project. The children had a great day!

Year 5 made enjoyed their STEM learning workshop where they worked collaboratively to create a moving vehicle using a motor.

Y6 STEM Workshop - Electrical board game

Design Technology in the EYFS

Our youngest children in the EYFS using their own ideas to build, construct and make their own inventions using different tools and equipment!