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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Y2 DT: peeling fruit and veg

This week in DT we thought about which parts of a fruit or vegetable we eat, and which bits we discard. We discovered this is sometimes a matter of taste – some of us eat all of an apple, even the stalk! After sorting different fruits and vegetables into categories according to how we prepare […]

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Y2 DT: fruit or vegetable?

Our new DT topic on food and nutrition started today with Year 2 squishing, sniffing and labelling a variety of fruit and vegetables. They were pretty good at this, but were all outwitted by a persimmon! We then learnt about the scientific definition of fruit and vegetable. We were surprised to learn that many of […]

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UKS2 DT- Food

We have just embarked on a delicious quest to Indian to learn all about curry! In fact, the world curry comes from the Indian Tamil word ‘Kari’ meaning a sauce or soup to be served with rice. We looked at world maps and found out that curry is quite a global dish- with many different […]

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Technology in Ancient Civilisations

LKS2 made connections between the technology of the Ancient Sumerians, Shang Dynasty and the Indus Valley Civilisation this afternoon. We identified what artefacts can tell us about the technology of Ancient Civilisations and the children came up with some superb ideas such as: if there was communication between different civilisations; how skilled they were; what […]

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