DT and Art

National Curriculum Links 


Find the curriculum links that our DT and Art activities cover here

Bamboo Sawing for Bee Hotel


  • select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks.
  • select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials.

Den Building - Design

  • design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria.
  • generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking....

ArtHedgehog Sculpture 

  • to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

Apple Crumble


A great way to use the apples from the school grounds - make apple crumble.  We had to peel the apples; chop them; weigh the ingredients; wash up and measure the time it took for it to cook.

Finally the group making the crumble get to eat it!

Christmas Wreath

- Technical Knowledge

  • apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures.


  • evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work.

Pumpkin Soup-Cooking and Nutrition 

  • prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
  • understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.

DT - Cob Oven Building

  • select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities