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BELIEVING, LEARNING AND SHARING TOGETHER: We are now closed for the summer holidays. School reopens on Monday 5th September. If you have any enquiries, please emails: head@mellor.lancs.sch.uk and we will aim to get back to you as soon as reasonably possible. Have a lovely summer everyone. See you in September
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Mellor St Mary CE Primary School

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DT in KS2

Key Stage 2
Pupils should develop their skills and the safe use of tools and equipment by undertaking a range of practical tasks, such as making products, maintenance or cooking. They should increase their experience in different areas of design and technology, including through learning about local crafts or industries. They should understand how to use constructive feedback to improve what they design and make. Pupils should be taught about key historical developments in design and technology.
Pupils should be taught about the major components of a balanced diet and how ingredients can be combined to prepare healthy meals. They should be taught basic cooking techniques and how to cook a variety of savoury dishes. 
Pupils should be taught to:

  • use safely and increasingly effectively a wider range of tools, equipment and materials with increasing skill to make products that are fit for purpose
  •  develop and use straightforward practical, maintenance and repair skills
  • extend their skills to communicate their ideas visually in 2-D and 3-D, including through using information and communication technology
  •  use constructive comments from others to improve their work
  •  understand key events and turning points in design and technology, such as the Industrial Revolution, and how they have shaped the world we live in.
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