Design and Technology – Year 1
Download our Year 1 Design and Technology curriculum here.
Developing, planning and communicating ideas
Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to make quality products
Evaluating processes and products
|I can think of some ideas of my own.
I can explain what I want to do.
I can use pictures and words to plan.
|I can explain what I am making.I can explain which tools I am making
|I can explain how something works.
I can talk about my own work and things that other people have done.
Breadth of study
Cooking and nutrition
Mechanisms & Structures
|I can cut food safely.
I can describe the texture of foods.
I can wash my hands and make sure that surfaces are clean.
I can think of interesting ways of decorating food I have made, e.g. cakes.
|I can describe how different textiles feel.
I can make a product from textiles by gluing.
|I can make a product which moves
I can cut materials using scissors
I can describe the materials using different words.
I can say why I have chosen moving parts.
I can make a structure/model using different materials.
My work is tidy.
I can make my model stronger if it needs to be.
I can talk with others about how I want to construct my product.
I can select the appropriate resources and tools for my building projects.
I can make simple plans before making objects, e.g. drawings, arranging pieces of construction before building.
Introduce textiles in Y1