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Skills progression

 

Years 1 and 2

Years 3 and 4

Years 5 and 6

Developing, planning and communicating ideas

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

  • Draw on their own experience to help generate ideas
  • Suggest ideas and explain what they are going to do
  • Identify a target group for what they intend to design and make
  • Model their ideas in card and paper
  • Develop their design ideas applying findings from their earlier research
  • Generate ideas by drawing on their own and other people's experiences
  • Develop their design ideas through discussion, observation , drawing and modelling
  • Identify a purpose for what they intend to design and make
  • Identify simple design criteria
  • Make simple drawings and label parts
  • Generate ideas for an item, considering its purpose and the user/s
  • Identify a purpose and establish criteria for a successful product.
  • Plan the order of their work before starting
  • Explore, develop and communicate design proposals by modelling ideas
  • Make drawings with labels when designing
  • Generate ideas, considering the purposes for which they are designing
  • Make labelled drawings from different views showing specific features
  • Develop a clear idea of what has to be done, planning how to use materials, equipment and processes, and suggesting alternative methods of making, if the first attempts fail
  • Evaluate products and identify criteria that can be used for their own designs
  • Generate ideas through brainstorming and identify a purpose for their product
  • Draw up a specification for their design
  • Develop a clear idea of what has to be done, planning how to use materials, equipment and processes, and suggesting alternative methods of making if the first attempts fail
  • Use results of investigations, information sources, including ICT when developing design ideas
  • Communicate their ideas through detailed labelled drawings
  • Develop a design specification
  • Explore, develop and communicate aspects of their design proposals by modelling their ideas in a variety of ways
  • Plan the order of their work, choosing appropriate materials, tools and techniques

 

Years 1 and 2

Years 3 and 4

Years 5 and 6

Working with tools, equipment, materials and components to make quality products (inc- food

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

  • Make their design using appropriate techniques
  • With help measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials
  • Use tools eg scissors and a hole punch safely
  • Assemble, join and combine materials and components together using a variety of temporary methods e.g. glues or masking tape
  • Select and use appropriate fruit and vegetables, processes and tools
  • Use basic food handling, hygienic practices and personal hygiene
  • Use simple finishing techniques to improve the appearance of their product
  • Begin to select tools and materials; use vocab' to name and describe them
  • Measure, cut and score with some accuracy
  • Use hand tools safely and appropriately
  • Assemble, join and combine materials in order to make a product
  • Cut, shape and join fabric to make a simple garment. Use basic sewing techniques
  • Follow safe procedures for food safety and hygiene
  • Choose and use appropriate finishing techniques
  • Selectools and techniques for making their product
  • Measure, mark out, cut, score and assemble components with more accuracy
  • Work safely and accurately with a range of simple tools
  • Think about their ideas as they make progress and be willing change things if this helps them improve their work
  • Measure, tape or pin, cut and join fabric with some accuracy
  • Demonstrate hygienic food preparation and storage
  • Use finishing techniques strengthen and improve the appearance of their product using a range of equipment including ICT
  • Select appropriate tools and techniques for making their product
  • Measure, mark out, cut and shape a range of materials, using appropriate tools, equipment and techniques
  • Join and combine materials and components accurately in temporary and permanent ways
  • Sew using a range of different stitches, weave and knit
  • Measure, tape or pin, cut and join fabric with some accuracy
  • Use simple graphical communication techniques
  • Select appropriate materials, tools and techniques
  • Measure and mark out accurately
  • Use skills in using different tools and equipment safely and accurately
  • Weigh and measure accurately (time, dry ingredients, liquids)
  • Apply the rules for basic food hygiene and other safe practices e.g. hazards relating to the use of ovens
  • Cut and join with accuracy to ensure a good-quality finish to the product
  • Select appropriate tools, materials, components and techniques
  • Assemble components make working models
  • Use tools safely and accurately
  • Construct products using permanent joining techniques
  • Make modifications as they go along
  • Pin, sew and stitch materials together create a product
  • Achieve a quality product

 

Years 1 and 2

Years 3 and 4

Years 5 and 6

Evaluating products and processes

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

  • Evaluate their product by discussing how well it works in relation to the purpose
  • Evaluate their products as they are developed, identifying strengths and possible changes they might make
  • Evaluate their product by asking questions about what they have made and how they have gone about it
  • Evaluate against their design criteria
  • Evaluate their products as they are developed, identifying strengths and possible changes they might make
  • Talk about their ideas, saying what they like and dislike about them
  • Evaluate their product against original design criteria e.g. how well it meets its intended purpose
  • Disassemble and evaluate familiar products
  • Evaluate their work both during and at the end of the assignment
  • Evaluate their products carrying out appropriate tests
  • Evaluate a product against the original design specification
  • Evaluate it personally and seek evaluation from others
  • Evaluate their products, identifying strengths and areas for development, and carrying out appropriate tests
  • Record their evaluations using drawings with labels
  • Evaluate against their original criteria and suggest ways that their product could be improved
                       

 

  • St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School,
  • Wallsend Road, North Shields,
  • Tyne and Wear, NE29 7BT
  • 0191 2573097
  • 0191 2005851
  • info@stjosephsrc-primary.co.uk
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