Design and Technology

In supporting the delivery of the statutory Design and Technology Primary National Curriculumwe use the scheme "Projects on a Page", which has been thoroughly designed by the Design and Technology Association (DATA). We use DATA due to their expertise and research, which gives our children rich and quality design and technology experiences.

Below, are other relevant documents for Design and Technology at Aston All Saints CofE Primary School:

Design and Technology Policy 

Design and Technology Progression


In Year 4, we have been learning about Ancient Greece. We investigated their lives, achievements, and their influence on the western world. During our learning, we discovered that Ancient Greek children often made up their own games or built their own toys for entertainment. We attempted to recreate Ancient Greek toys by using card, wooden dowels, and wooden wheels.


We began by designing our toy, before going on to making it. Once we had finished, we evaluated our end product. One pupil wrote, "I should have made a design that was easier. I found it difficult to push the dowels through my toy because I didn't put the holes in my card high up enough."


We evaluate our design and technology work since it allows us to evaluate our ideas and products.


Design and Technology Essential Milestones


Master practical skills (Materials) - Cut materials accurately and safely by selecting appropriate tools.


Design, make, evaluate and improve - Make products by working efficiently.