Papier mâché mountains

Design Technology – papier mâché

The fictional Professor Mont Blanc commissioned Year 3 to make her a teaching prop for her Geography lesson about mountains. She needed a model of a mountain which clearly showed its key features. It had to be big enough to be seen clearly by all pupils in the…

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Chair design.

In DT, Year 6 have been designing chairs with the aim for them to be sold at John Lewis online.

Pupils were asked to design chairs appealing to one of the following customers:

  • Student 18 -21 years old. A multi-purpose chair (it is their only chair in their one-room accommodation)
  • A…
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3SA make Egyptian necklaces

3SA made their Egyptian necklaces this week in DT with Mrs Amelia and Mrs Holdaway. The necklaces are inspired by Ancient Egypt and designed for a 'summer fashion collection.' They had to be appealing to their target customers; Egyptian themed; robust and functional; constructed to a high standard…

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Egyptian style

In Design Technology (textiles) this term, Year 3 have become young fashion designers!

Ancient Egypt is back in fashion. Pupils have been commissioned to design and make necklaces inspired by Ancient Egypt for a summer fashion collection.

The commission specified that the necklace is…

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Chair design

In Design Technology this term, Year 6 have been commissioned by a well know online department store to design a chair. Pupils have chosen their target customer and have considered the most important elements of a chair design.  Both classes decided strength and being able to hold a person’s…

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A sticky end to the week!

Today the year 4 children set to work investigating and exploring how to join materials together as part of this terms exciting DT project. And yes they did help to clear up too!

Thank you to everyone who has donated card, tubes, cups and pots, they will make fantastic Mayan Masks and we cant…

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Bridge Bakes Bread

Everyone in Year 4 hopes that you were able to enjoy the bread that we made last week? Making bread was great fun and linked nicely with our Science topic of Changing Materials and also with our DT project of product design. We wonder if anyone will make bread over half term? Take care everyone…

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Year 6 Watermill Project

Year 6 have been busy creating functioning water mills this week for their Design Technology. We were able to use kinetic energy from the water to cause a paddle wheel to rotate. We planned and made our products and then spent some time explaining how they work to our reading partners.

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