Design Technology

24Jun2022

On Tuesday, Class 4B travelled to the Metrocentre to take part in a school visit to Pizza Express. When we arrived, we met the head chef and we learnt why some chefs wear white hats or black hats. Then, the fun began! After washing our hands and pulling up our sleeves, the pizza making commenced! Th

23Jun2022

During DT this summer, we start by looking at food miles; imports, exports and why we have to move food around the world.  The children discussed where their food came from and why some foods only grow in some climates.  We found that a lot of green food came from the UK and as you get into hotter

20Jun2022

This week saw a change of pace at Angel Court. Hannah Shaw, a printmaker, came to run a creative session inspired by the wood carvings of Thomas Bewick. First the children looked at some of his books, using magnifiers to hone in on the details. They discussed how much texture and movement he managed

17Jun2022

This week we have been studying design and technology.  It all started by investigating which foods are healthy and which are unhealthy.  The pupils all decided that fruit was a healthy option and we used this as a basis for our design for fruit kebabs.  Everyone primarily designed their kebab us

10Jun2022

This week, Year Six have been making Roman chariots in Design Technology lessons. The brief was to construct a Roman chariot that could hold cubes and race along a track. First, the children researched chariots and learned that the Romans used them for war, hunting and, primarily, for sport. Next, t

10Jun2022

A busy week in our Forest School. Reception built dinosaur nests and as you can see they are are moving and handling the wild resources with confidence and maturity. Some other children worked with clay or collected special items for our Forest Museum board. Meanwhile the strawberries were weeded an