Design Technology in Year 1

When designing and making, pupils should be taught to:


  • design a product

  • generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing and templates


  • select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing]

  • select from and use a wide range of materials and components, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics


  • evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria