Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting
the welfare of children and young people. We expect all
staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.
If you have concerns regarding the safeguarding or
welfare of any of our pupils, please contact Mrs Elder
(Designated Safeguarding Lead), or Mrs Scott
(Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead).
St Joseph’s participates in Operation Encompass.
Following the report of an incident of domestic abuse,
school will be advised that the child has been involved.
Please see school website for further details
The Safeguarding and Child Protection policy can be
found here. SAFEGUARDING AND CP POLICY
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Design and Technology
The exciting things I will learn in Design and Technology at St Joseph's are:
At St Joseph's we follow the National Curriculum for Design and Technology. In Design and Technology we will learn about food technology, mechanisms, textiles, electrical systems, computing to program, monitor and control products and structures.
The exciting things that take place in Design and Technology are:
Why do I need to know this?
By teaching Design and Technology we aim to help pupils:
Policies related to this subject:
|Autumn 1||Autumn 2||Spring 1||Spring 2||Summer 1||Summer 2|
|Year 1||Mechanisms - pop ups and simple card levers||Food - preparing and combining foods||Structures - stability and strength|
|Year 2||Mechanisms - wheels and axles||Food - the eatwell plate, where food comes from, principles of a healthy diet||Textiles - using a template, simple joining, choice of stitches, choice of materials|
|Year 3||Food - simple dish - the eatwell plate||Mechanical systems - levers and linkages||Structures - shell/frame structures and strengthening|
|Year 4||ICT and electrical systems - control and electrical components|
|Textiles - seams, stiffening and strengthening, materials and fastenings||Food - simple savoury food and cooking techniques|
|Year 5||Food - food from another culture, variety of cooking techniques||Mechanical systems - cams, pulleys and gears/ structures||3D Textiles - using gussets, using patterns, joining with seam allowance, combining fabrics|
|Year 6||Food - chefs, food heroes, designing a healthy menu/eatwell plate||Combining learning from across design and technology skills bases - structures, mechanical systems, electrical systems, ICT programming and control|