Briary School aims to draw children’s attention to the purpose, challenge and enjoyment of art, craft and design, whilst fostering an awareness of art history and an appreciation of art from our own and other cultures.
Design and Technology
Children will be taught to develop their design and technology skills through combining their designing and making skills with knowledge and understanding. Continuity and progression are ensured by each year group following prescribed tasks.
In Key Stage 1 children will be taught the valuable skills involving marking, cutting and attaching materials using a variety of glue and fasteners. They will use construction kits and reclaimed materials to construct models. They will also learn how to use tools correctly and safely. Children will begin to evaluate their work and make suggestions for changes.
In Key Stage 2 children’s work will be planned in more detail and they will focus more on how they can improve their work, by revising their models. Children will continue to use a variety of materials and tools to produce structures such as Stone Age dwellings, alarms, healthy snacks, toys and slippers.