Our vision for Design Technology at Thames View Primary School is to provide our children with exciting and engaging opportunities to design, make and evaluate products. We set out to give our children diverse experiences working with different tools, equipment and resources. We seek to develop our children’s critical thinking skills in planning, creating and evaluating their work with a clear audience/customer/purpose in mind.
Design Technology has natural links to many other subjects and through their DT learning children are able to use and apply mathematics, art and (of course) science. Design Technology also includes the designing, making and evaluating of different foods and we offer a range of learning experience to our pupils in this area across their time here at Thames View Primary. Our children gain an understanding of how food is grown and produced, as well as develop their skills in food preparation.