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Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Brinkworth Earl Danby’s CE Primary School

Believe to Achieve! "Roots will grow down into God's love and keep us strong" EPH 3:17

Design & Technology

Subject Leader       
Contact Details uppersite@brinkworthearldanbys.wilts.sch.uk for the attention of the Design & Technology Subject Leader
Mission Sentence At Brinkworth Earl Danby's School we believe that, "Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future." (Robert L Peters). Our DT curriculum equips children to experience the joy of solving a problem and see an idea come to life, develop the creative, technical and practical expertise needed to perform everyday tasks confidently and to participate successfully in an increasingly technological world.
Inspiring Quotes
  • Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design 
  • (Stephen Gardiner)
  • Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.(Steve Jobs)
  • The function of design is letting design function (Micha Commeren)
  • Design is not a single object or dimension. Design is messy and complex. (Natasha Jen)
  • Technology is best when it brings people together (Matt Mullenweg)

Curriculum Overview

 

Term One

Term Two

Term Three

Term Four

Term Five

Term Six

Beech

 

Structures

 

Mechanisms

 

Food

Oak

 

Mechanisms

Wheels and axles

 

Structures

Freestanding

 

Food

Preparing fruit and veg

Elm

 

Food

Preparing fruit and veg

 

Textiles

Templates and joining

 

Mechanisms

Sliders and levers

Birch

 

Food

Healthy diet

 

Structures

Shell structures

 

Textiles

2D and 3D

Rowan

 

Mechanical systems

Cams

 

Food

Healthy diet

 

Structures

Frame structures

Willow

 

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

 

Electric

Switches

 

Mechanical systems

Pulley and gears

Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs

 

 

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806 – 1859)

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/brunel_kingdom_isambard.shtml

 

 

 

Dame Zaha Hadid (1950 -2016)

Source: https://www.arch2o.com/women-in-architecture-10-successful-female-architects-you-should-know/

 

Subject Information

Callum Daniel (b. 2008)

Source: https://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/15220122.eight-year-old-walthamstow-whizz-kid-callum-daniel-starts-his-own-robotics-company/

Michel Roux (b. 1960)

Source: https://www.thefamouspeople.com/british-male-chefs.php

 

Ozwald Boateng (b. 1967)

Source: https://wwd.com/home-design/shop-home/exclusive-ozwald-boateng-to-debut-interiors-and-furnishing-with-poltrona-frau-1235810248/