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Design technology at Henry Whipple...
Design technology at Henry Whipple gives children the opportunity to learn and apply practical skills. Through designing, making and evaluating their own work and the work of well-known designers and manufacturers. Children will learn about the importance of healthy eating and learn practical cooking skills in order to create sweet and savoury dishes. Children will understand the importance of health and safety whilst working.

Week beginning 1st February - Whole school project – My Home.
This week everyone has been planning to build a model size house. The children have looked at the features and the layout of their own home and drawn up some plans. Including materials, they will need to use to make the model house.
Below are a few example of some carefully detailed designs from some of our home school learners.

01.12.20  -  YEAR 3
After discussing what a healthy balanced diet would look like. Year 3 then planned and prepared some fruit kebabs, learning how to hold a sharp knife correctly and safely.
(See photo's below)


14.10.20 – Foundation
Over 3 weeks, the foundation children designed, made and decorated their own mini beast. The children formed the mini beast shape using salt dough and decorated by using paint. The children evaluated how the salt dough felt before and after making their mini beast. (See photo's below)