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Year 1

Year 1 have been busy designing and making a moving toy. They drew and labelled their design thinking about how their toy would move. The children had to be resilient as cutting and getting the levers to work was quite tricky. 

Moving Toys-leavers and sliders

Year 2: Planning, designing, making and evaluating a moving vehicle. 

Design criteria:  To move forwards and backwards, to be sturdy, to hold a small, soft toy (passenger), to look unique.

Year 2: CD Rainbow Fish

Year 3: Designing, making and evaluating Stone Age Jewellery


Planning, designing and evaluating examples

Year 4: Light up structures

Year 4: Making Roman Chariots



Designing and Evaluating Sheet

Year 4: Wheels, axles and chassis 


Year 4 were set a challenge. They needed to work in pairs to make a 4 wheeled vehicle which could transport paper clips from side of the table to another. The children chose their own equipment based on the design brief.  Lots of evaluating took place at the end and the outcomes were terrific!

Year 5: Hydraulic Heads

Planning, designing and evaluation sheets

Year 5: Sun dials linked to angles in maths 

Designing, making and evaluating a viking longship

Year 6: Bridges