Design Technology

Cooking Club

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

The children were ready for their next cooking club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. This week the children made potato salad and jam swirls. They practised their cutting, mixing and spreading skills. Great cooking, we hope they were tasty!  

Pizza and Fruit Salad

by | 2 Feb 2020 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Owls

In cooking club this week the children created their own pitta bread pizzas. They selected the toppings they wanted on their pizzas and got busy cutting, spreading and sprinkling. They also made a colourful fruit salad. The pizzas and fruit salad looked delicious! Great work little cooks!

Cooking Club

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

The children were ready for their next cooking club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. The children made pasta salad and rock buns. We hope you enjoyed eating them!

Cooking Club

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Design Technology, Extracurricular

The children were very excited as it was the first Cooking Club session. The children listened carefully to instructions, washed their hands and put an apron on. The children made cheese swirls and melted snowmen biscuits. We hope you enjoyed eating them!

Experimenting with Switches

by | 1 Jan 2020 | Design Technology, Owls, Science

As part of our whole school topic on Fire, the Owls are combining their Science and DT learning to design and make a fire alarm. We began the project by discussing the different types of switches that we can find. On Friday, the children worked together to solve a series of challenges that involved them […]

Tudor House

by | 11 Nov 2019 | Design Technology, History, Kingfishers

The children became designers and designed their own Tudor house. The children looked at images of different Tudor houses and thought about what they looked liked and the features they had. The children used the information to design their own Tudor house. They drew a picture of their design and added labels. They thought about […]

Potatoes

by | 6 Jun 2019 | Design Technology, Environment, Kingfishers, Science

The children were very excited about digging up the potatoes and seeing how many they got. The children dug through the soil with their hands collecting the potatoes. The children had to look carefully to make sure they hadn’t left any. With support the children were able to weigh their potatoes and understand that they […]

Making Smoothies

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Owls

This half term, the Owls have a DT topic of Edible Garden. We have been learning about where certain types of food come from, how they are grown, why they are good for us and how to cook with them. Most recently, we have been learning all about strawberries. On Wednesday 15th May, we made […]

Root Vegetable Salad

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Kingfishers

Miss Jones and the children talked about healthy and unhealthy foods and why they need to eat a variety of food. The children were encouraged to taste three different root vegetable salads (coleslaw, potato salad and beetroot salad) and think about why they liked it. The children voted which one was their favourite and they […]

Fabulous Fruit Salad

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Kingfishers

The children enjoyed creating their own fruit salad. The children were able to select the fruit they liked and used their cutting skills to cut the fruit into pieces. The children also added orange juice. The children all tasted their fruit salad and really enjoyed it. Great work Kingfishers.

Pesto Making

by | 5 May 2019 | Design Technology, Owls

This term, Owls class are working on an Edible Garden project for DT. They have already learnt about different kinds of herbs and have planted some. This week, we took one of the herbs, basil, and had a go at using it to make pesto. The children practised their chopping skills and all had a […]

Battery Operated Lights

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Design Technology, Owls, Science

This half term, the Owls have been looking at electricity. The children learnt how to wire up electrical circuits that work, and investigated making different kinds of switches. The completed some DT work, designing and making a battery operated light for a particular person. The children were all extremely motivated and applied their learning well. […]