Expectations by Year Group
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 1 DesignerI can use my own ideas to make something.
I can describe how something works.
I can cut food safely.
I can make a product which moves.
I can make my model stronger.
I can explain to someone else how I want to make my product.
I can choose appropriate resources and tools.
I can make a simple plan before making.
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 2 Designer
I can think of an idea and plan what to do next.
I can choose tools and materials and explain why I have chosen them.
I can join materials and components in different ways.
I can explain what went well with my work.
I can explain why I have chosen specific textiles.
I can measure materials to use in a model or structure.
I can describe the ingredients I am using.
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 3 Designer
I can prove that my design meets some set criteria.
I can follow a step-by-step plan, choosing the right equipment and materials.
I can design a product and make sure that it looks attractive.
I can choose a textile for both its suitability and its appearance.
I can select the most appropriate tools and techniques for a given task.
I can make a product which uses both electrical and mechanical components.
I can work accurately to measure, make cuts and make holes.
I can describe how food ingredients come together.
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 4 Designer
I can use ideas from other people when I am designing.
I can produce a plan and explain it.
I can evaluate and suggest improvements for my designs.
I can evaluate products for both their purpose and appearance.
I can explain how I have improved my original design.
I can present a product in an interesting way.
I can measure accurately.
I can persevere and adapt my work when my original ideas do not work.
I know how to be both hygienic and safe when using food.
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 5 Designer
I can come up with a range of ideas after collecting information from different sources.
I can produce a detailed, step-by-step plan.
I can suggest alternative plans; outlining the positive features and draw backs
I can explain how a product will appeal to a specific audience.
I can evaluate appearance and function against original criteria.
I can use a range of tools and equipment competently.
I can make a prototype before make a final version.
I show that I can be both hygienic and safe in the kitchen.
Design & Technology Targets - A Year 6 Designer
I can use market research to inform my plans and ideas.
I can follow and refine my plans.
I can justify my plans in a convincing way.
I can show that I consider culture and society in my plans and designs.
I show that I can test and evaluate my products.
I can explain how products should be stored and give reasons.
I can work within a budget.
I can evaluate my product against clear criteria.