Subjects - DT

Subject Definition

DT is about designing and making 'something' for 'somebody' for 'some purpose.' Designers do this by using their creativity and imagination to explore, design, make and evaluate a range of exciting products.


"Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you look deeper, it's really how it works."  Steve Jobs




Eat Happy is the initiative linked to Tesco and ‘Farm to Fork’. On this page there

are many useful recipes and activities associated with food preparation. The

activities are fun to do and help children to become motivated in finding out

where their food comes from.



Jamie Oliver’s home cooking skills page provides you with a large number of

videos to demonstrate a variety of food preparation skills. They are quick to

watch and very informative


The Teaching ideas website provides many ideas for various design projects

that you can complete with your child at home

Free resources for teaching young people aged 3-16 years about where food comes from, cooking and healthy eating.

The BBC website is packed full of lessons and practical DT activities. (ks1)   

This website is all about learning to use Lego for all sorts of DT projects, as well as finding out about Lego.

 Inventive Kids is a place where children and adults can learn about inventors and inventions, and their own creative potential!