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Design and Technology – Year 3


Download our Year 3 Design and Technology curriculum here.

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Evaluating processes and products

I can show that my design meets a range of requirements.

I can put together a step-by-step plan which shows the order and also what equipment and tools I need.

I can describe my design using an accurately labelled sketch and words.

I can make a realistic plan.

I can use equipment and tools accurately. I can explain what I changed which made my design even better.

Breadth of study

Cooking and nutrition


Mechanisms & Structures

I can choose the right ingredients for a product.

I can use equipment safely.

I can make my product look attractive.

I can describe how my combined ingredients come together.

I can set out to grow plants such as cress and herbs from seed with the intention of using them for my food product.

I can select the most appropriate tools and techniques to use for a given task.

I can make a product which uses mechanical components.

I can use a number of components.

I can use the most appropriate materials.

I can work accurately to make cuts and holes.

I can join materials.

I can select the most appropriate materials.

I can use a range of techniques to shape and mould

I can use finishing techniques.

Possible topics:
Summer picnic-sandwiches, make a dish of day related to history/geography topic
Possible topics: Possible topics:
Moving animals related to topic

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