KS1 Design & Technology

The National Curriculum for Design & Technology in Years 1 and 2. Hover over blue text to see non-statutory examples.

DT1/1.1    Design

DT1/1.1a    design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria

DT1/1.1b    generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology

DT1/1.2    Make

DT1/1.2a    select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks

DT1/1.2b    select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics

DT1/1.3    Evaluate

DT1/1.3a    explore and evaluate a range of existing products

DT1/1.3b    evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria

DT1/1.4    Technical Knowledge

DT1/1.4a    build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable

DT1/1.4b    explore and use mechanisms, in their products.

DT1/2.1    Cooking & Nutrition

DT1/2.1a    use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes

DT1/2.1b    understand where food comes from.