At St Charles we aim to inspire children through design and technology to become independent, creative problem-solvers. Through the study of design & technology, children combine practical skills with an understanding of aesthetic, social and environmental issues, as well as functional practices. This allows them to reflect on and evaluate present and past design & technology assessing its use and impact on the world.
Technology is concerned with understanding, harnessing and controlling our environment. Children are required to play an increasing role in the development of new technology –
In our school we endeavour to involve children in the techniques of design:-
Technology is about the development of problem-
As well as making artefacts (models) the children create systems and environments:
Our school has a comprehensive range of Technology resources (e.g. construction kits, tools, materials and reference books) to meet the wide variety of needs of the design process and to ensure progression of skills across the age-