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Year 6

Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown

for Design & Technology

 

Year 6

 

Developing, planning and communicating

Working with tools, equipment, materials and

Evaluating processes and products

ideas

 

 

components to make quality products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Can they use a range of information

•  Can they use tools and materials

 

•  How well do they test and evaluate

to inform their design?

 

 

precisely?

 

 

their final product?

•  Can they use market research to

•  Do they change the way they are

 

•  Is it fit for purpose?

inform plans?

 

 

working if needed?

 

 

•  What would improve it?

•  Can they work within constraints?

 

 

 

 

•  Would different resources have

•  Can they follow and refine their plan

 

 

 

 

improved their product?

if necessary?

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Would they need more or different

•  Can they justify their plan to

 

 

 

 

information to make it even better?

someone else?

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Does their product meet all design

•  Do they consider culture and society

 

 

 

 

criteria?

 

in their designs?

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Did they consider the use of the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

product when selecting materials?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breadth of study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cooking and nutrition

Textiles

 

Electrical and

Stiff and flexible sheet

Mouldable materials

•  Can they explain

Have they thought

mechanical

materials

•  Can they justify why

how their product

 

about how their

components

•  Can they justify why

the chosen material

should be stored

 

product could be

•  Can they use

 

they selected

was the best for the

with reasons?

 

sold?

 

different kinds of

 

specific materials?

task?

•  Can they set out to

Have they given

circuit in their

How have they

•  Can they justify

grow their own

 

considered thought

product?

 

ensured that their

design in relation to

products with a

 

about what would

•  Can they think of

 

work is precise and

the audience?

view to making a

 

improve their

 

ways in which

 

accurate?

 

salad, taking

 

product even

 

adding a circuit

•  Can they hide joints

 

account of time

 

more?

 

would improve their

 

so as to improve the

 

required to grow

 

 

 

product?

 

look of their

 

different foods?

 

 

 

 

 

product?

 

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