Design Technology

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. […]

Pancake Day

by | 3 Mar 2019 | Design Technology, English

The children have been learning all about Shrove Tuesday. The children have had lots of fun designing their own pancakes, taking part in pancake races, writing instructions on how to make pancakes and actually making pancakes. The children really enjoyed eating them.

Cooking Club

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, Extracurricular

The children enjoyed taking part in the last cooking club session after school. The children were able to listen carefully and follow instructions. The children decorated buns as Rachel’s oven was broken!

Marvellous Monster Models!

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Woodpeckers

The children have been learning about different materials in Science and the importance of recycling. They have been writing similes about monsters in Literacy and learning about sculptures in D.T. The children have combined their learning and have been making monster sculptures using junk modelling and recyclable materials. The children worked hard to make their […]

Woodpeckers Sharing Afternoon

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, News, Parents, Woodpeckers

At a recent sharing session, the Woodpeckers shared their D.T learning with their parents. They have been learning about different types of sculptures. They’ve studied sculptures by Eva Rothschild and looked at how she used lines and points to make her sculptures. The children worked with their parents to make sculptures out of marshmallows and […]

Jam Tarts

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

The children enjoyed taking part in the cooking club session after school. The children were able to listen carefully and follow instructions. The children made jam tarts and white chocolate rice krispie cakes.

Pitta Pizzas

by | 2 Feb 2019 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

The children created their own pitta pizzas in cooking club. They selected the toppings they wanted on their pizzas and got busy cutting, spreading and sprinkling. Great pizzas.

Cooking Club – Biscuits

by | 1 Jan 2019 | Design Technology, Extracurricular, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers

The children enjoyed making biscuits this week in cooking club. The children worked together to weigh the ingredients, mix them altogether, roll out the dough and cut the dough into biscuit shapes. Great teamwork and lovely biscuits.