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Year 5

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown

for Design & Technology

 

Yaer 5

 

Developing, planning and communicating

Working with tools, equipment, materials

 

 

 

 

and components to make quality

 

 

Evaluating processes and products

 

ideas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Can they come up with a range of

Can they explain why their finished

Do they keep checking that their

 

ideas after they have collected

 

product is going to be of good

 

 

 

design is the best it can be?

 

information?

 

 

quality?

 

 

 

•  Do they check whether anything

•  Do they take a user’s view into

Can they explain how their product

 

could be improved?

 

account when designing?

 

will appeal to the audience?

 

 

•  Can they evaluate appearance and

•  Can they produce a detailed step-

Can they use a range of tools and

 

function against the original criteria?

 

by-step plan?

 

 

equipment expertly?

 

 

 

 

 

•  Can they suggest some alternative

Do they persevere through different

 

 

 

 

plans and say what the good points

 

stages of the making process?

 

 

 

 

 

 

and drawbacks are about each?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breadth of study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking and nutrition

Textiles

 

 

Electrical and

Stiff and flexible sheet

Mouldable materials

Can they describe

•  Do they think what

mechanical

materials

 

•  Are they motivated

 

what they do to be

the user would want

components

Are their

 

enough to refine

 

both hygienic and

when choosing

 

Can they

 

measurements

and further

 

safe?

textiles?

 

 

 

incorporate a

 

accurate enough

improve their

How have they

•  How have they

 

 

switch into their

 

to ensure that

product using

 

presented their

made their product

 

product?

 

everything is

mouldable

 

product well?

attractive and

 

 

Can they refine

 

precise?

 

materials?

 

 

strong?

 

 

 

their product after

How have they

 

 

 

•  Can they make up

 

testing it?

 

ensured that their

 

 

 

a prototype first?

 

Can they

 

product is strong

 

 

 

•  Can they use a

 

 

incorporate

 

and fit for purpose?

 

 

 

range of joining

 

 

hydraulics and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

techniques?

 

 

 

pneumatics?

 

 

 

 

 

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