DT Mechanisms

This half term across the school the children have been learning about mechanisms. I think we can all agree the children have learnt a lot about levers, linkages, sliders and cams. Here are some photos and videos of their finished products. It has been wonderful to see how proud the children are of these pieces! […]

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In KS1 we have been looking at some of our favourite pop up books, we have been looking at how these are made. We are now able to discuss the mechanisms used in these and have even made a start at making some of our own! In LSK2 the children have been building upon their […]


Year 6 DT- Curry O’clock

After learning about curries all half-term, and developing our hygiene and food preparation skills we put them to the test and made our curries! There were 6 groups and we each had a design brief to fit a curry recipe to. Each group designed there very own bespoke recipe; including choosing which spices and vegetables […]

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Year 5 dt- cooking

Today Year 5 made a variety of curries, following recipes that they wrote themselves to fit different design briefs. Some were mild, others were spicy and all of them were tasty! Using their choice of vegetables, spices and either lentils, chickpeas or potatoes, the children made a juicy or creamy curry depending on if they […]

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Year 2 are super smoothie makers

Today year 2’s hard work in DT over the last few weeks paid off when they got to put their skills to use and make their own smoothies! They applied their peeling and chopping skills and then watched as their fruit and vegetable creations were blended into yummy smoothies. They drank these delicious drinks and […]

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y2 taste testing fruit and veg

In DT this afternoon Year 2 had the opportunity to taste eleven different fruits and vegetables to help them design their own smoothie. As well as tasting and scoring each fruit or vegetable, the children had to peel or cut them too. Everyone tasted everything and, perhaps unsurprisingly, strawberries and blueberries scored the highest with […]

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