“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”
Our vision is for all children in our school to become innovative, independent, and creative problem-solvers who can appreciate the product design cycle of ideation, creation, and evaluation. Our students are taught to select and use appropriate tools safely and effectively to make products that solve authentic problems which have a clear purpose, user and functionality. We encourage our students to use their creative imagination and be reflective learners who are resilient and not afraid of making mistakes. We believe that design and technology prepares our students to deal with tomorrow's rapidly changing world. We want them to be resourceful, enterprising citizens who are astute and informed future consumers, designers and innovators.
By the end of Key Stage 1 our intention is that our designers: