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Design and Technology – Year 5


Download our Year 5 Design and Technology curriculum here.

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Evaluating processes and products

I can come up with a range of ideas after I have collected information.
I can take a user’s view into account when designing.
I can produce a detailed step-by-step plan.
I can suggest some alternative plans and say what they good points and drawbacks are about each.
I can explain why my finished product is going to be of good quality.
I can explain how my product will appeal to the audience.
I can use a range of tools and equipment expertly.
I can persevere through different stages of the making process.
I keep checking that my design is the best it can be.
I can check whether anything could be improved.
I can evaluate appearance and function against the original criteria.


Breadth of study

Cooking and nutrition


Mechanisms & Structures

I can describe how to be hygienic and safe.
I can present my product really well.
  I can refine my product after testing it.
I can incorporate hydraulics and pneumatics.
My measurements are accurate enough to ensure that my product is strong and fit for purpose.
I cam motivated enough to refine and further improve my product using mouldable materials.
Possible topics:
Bread/biscuits/savoury dishes
Link to Aincent Greece
Possible topics: Possible topics:
Vehicles – space buggies, motors
Lego links
Programming in ICT

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