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Design and Technology – Key stage 2

 

Year 5 and 6

 

Design and Technology - Structures

 

During this half-term, we are looking at designing and making structures.  Cross-curricular links have been made to the 'History' topic of Vikings.  We are going to keep with the theme of Vikings and Structures.  Your classroom task is to design and make a Viking Longship.  Your homework task is to design and make a 'Viking Helmet'.

 

Click on the link below to find out a little more about Viking helmets.

 

Viking helmets - KS2 History - BBC Bitesize

 

Research what Viking helmets were like.  Were they as you had imagined or as they have been depicted in fictional books, films or the television?  The pdf below is an example of how to make a Viking helmet.  You could either use these ideas or come up with your own designs. Can you select and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks such as: cutting, shaping, joining and finishing?

Year 3 and 4

 

Design and Technology - Cooking

 

During this half-term, we are looking at designing and making biscuits.  We are going to keep with the theme of biscuits.  Your classroom task is to design and make a biscuit.  Your homework task is to design and make a 'cake' with a rainbow theme. 

Consider the skills that you have been developing through your classwork task and apply these to the making of your cake.

 

With adult supervision, why not have a go at making a cake?  Continue to develop your use of a range of tools and equipment safely, appropriately and accurately.  Think about what you have learnt about food hygiene.

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