Design and Technology (D & T) at Ashton Hayes

At appropriate levels, children are given the opportunity to investigate, design and make products to understand the process of planning and making, and to be able to use compentently a variety of tools and materials. Existing products will generally be the starting point of a project, providing ideas and raising issues regarding quality, health and safety, and vocabulary.

The children create moving toys using various mechanisms, design menus in food technology by looking at products, planning their own, creating their product and evaluating it.